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Foot found in walking boot identified in Cornwall

Nansavallan Woods near Truro
Image caption A dog walker discovered the body part in Nansavallan Woods near Truro

The remains of a human foot found in woodland have been identified as those of a man who went missing in June.

Devon and Cornwall Police said DNA analysis confirmed "the skeletal remains are that of missing Lee Gilbert".

A dog walker found the foot inside a walking boot in Nansavallan Woods, Truro, last month.

Mr Gilbert, 39, from Penryn, was last seen at the town's train station on 9 June.

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Image caption Lee Gilbert has been missing since 9 June
Image caption Police found further remains in Nansavallan Woods. near Truro. in October

Police found further remains and personal belongings following a search of the area in October.

A police statement said: "Next of kin have been advised and a post-mortem on the remains is being arranged."

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