Missing John Ankers: Body found in Wirral woodland

John Ankers
Image caption John Ankers was last seen when he left his home on Sunday

A body found in woodland in Merseyside is that of missing man John Ankers, police have confirmed.

Mr Ankers, 28, was last seen when he left his home on Sandfield Road, Upton, for his job at a branch of Blockbuster in Birkenhead on Sunday morning.

Officers said a body was found by a member of the public in woodland near Arrowe Park Hospital at 11:00 GMT.

A post-mortem examination will be carried out to try to establish the cause of death.

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