Body found in hunt for missing man

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POLICE searching for a man who went missing after a serious crash have found a body.

Shaun Kelly, 48, from Leigh, went missing following a collision with a bus at 7.10am on Wednesday November 4. Mr Kelly had been driving a red Vauxhall Corsa at the time of the collision on Holcroft Lane, Culcheth

It is believed he left his car and walked off in nearby fields.

A police spokesman said: “Police looking for a missing man have discovered a body.

“At 3.30pm on Friday November 6, police were called to Bent Lane, Culcheth following reports the body of a man had been found.

“There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death and a file has been prepared for the coroner.”