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Richard Okorogheye: Police find body in search for missing student

Telegraph, 06 Apr 2021
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Police looking for missing west London student Richard Okorogheye have found the body of a man in a pond in Epping Forest, Essex.

Richard Okorogheye, 19, has not been seen by his family since 22 March, when he left their home in Ladbroke Grove.

Police officers and dogs had searched the forest for five days.

In a statement, the Metropolitan Police said: "On the afternoon of Monday, 5 April, the Met was informed by colleagues from Essex Police that the body of a man had been found in a pond in Epping Forest.

"Enquiries are underway to identify the body.

"Detectives investigating the disappearance of 19-year-old Richard Okorogheye are aware. Richard’s family are being supported by specially trained officers and kept updated with developments.

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"Officers remain at the scene and enquiries continue."

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