Body found in hunt for missing man

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A MAN missing since last week has been found dead in an area of shrub land.

Robert Paxton’s body was discovered at 3pm on Wednesday in a secluded area just behind the golf course at Pennington Flash.

There are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding the man’s death.

The 33-year-old was last seen at Leigh Sports Village at around 4.15pm on Tuesday, June 24.