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River Lee body is missing Gwyn Morris

Gwyn Morris
Image caption Gwyn Morris was described by police as as "extremely vulnerable"

A body found in the River Lee last Thursday is that of missing Hertfordshire pensioner Gwyn Morris, police have confirmed.

Mr Morris, 88, who had dementia, went missing from the Willowthorpe Care Home in Stanstead Abbots on 6 December.

His body was discovered at Feildes Weir Lock in Hoddesdon on 27 December by volunteers searching for missing Luton man Edward Gillespie.

Mr Gillespie, 38, was last seen at Roydon Marina in Essex on 22 December.

A Facebook page has been set up to help co-ordinate the volunteer search for Mr Gillespie who is still missing.

Police are appealing for witnesses.

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