Officers investigating a missing person in Hampstead have recovered a body

Police were called at 16:25hrs on Saturday, 1 June, after man’s clothing were found on the bank of the men’s bathing pond at Hampstead Heath.

Officers and London Ambulance Service attended.

Officers conducted a search on the surface of the pond and the local area was searched by MPS dog units the National Police Air Service, without success.

A man, aged in his mid-50s from the Hampstead area, was subsequently identified as missing.

On Monday, 3 June, a body was located in the pond by officers from the Marine Support Unit.

The family of the missing man have been informed of the developments.

The death is currently being treated as unexplained.

Enquiries continue.