Police searching for 74-year-old John Murphy who had gone missing from his Chillington home have found the body of a man.

Mr Murphy was reported missing at 5.10pm on Saturday November 6.

The body of a man was located at Bolberry Down near Salcombe around 9am yesterday November 7.

The family of Mr Murphy have been informed.

The death is not being treated as suspicious and a file is being prepared for the coroner.