Body of missing Seaham man Alex Liddle has been found - police confirm

Police have confirmed a the body of a missing man from Seaham has been found.

Monday, 6th January 2020, 10:26 am
Updated Tuesday, 7th January 2020, 1:34 am
Police have confirmed Alex Liddle has sadly passed away

Alex Liddle was reported missing on Friday, January 3, and an appeal on social media was launched by his worried family.

Sadly the 23-year-old’s body was found at Kielder Water in the early hours of Sunday, January 5.

A Northumbria Police spokesperson said: “We can confirm that a body of a man was found at Kielder Water at about 4.15am on Sunday morning.

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“Formal identification is yet to take place but we do believe the body to be that of missing person Alex Liddle.

“Enquiries to locate Alex had been ongoing alongside Durham Constabulary after he was reported missing from his home in Seaham on Friday evening.

“There is not believed to have been any third party involvement in Alex’s death and a report has been prepared for the coroner.

“Our thoughts remain with Alex’s family at this difficult time.”