A body has been found after police put out an appeal to trace a missing man.

Yesterday (June 25) police recovered the body of a man in Beam Parklands Country Park in Dagenham.

Police had appealed for help to find Daryl Okosi, 38, reported missing last Tuesday (July 18) in Dagenham and yesterday (July 25) said they were increasingly concerned for his welfare.

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Formal identification awaits but Daryl’s family have been updated with this development, police said.

At this time the death is not being treated as suspicious.

Police previously said they believed Daryl was in the vicinity of Dagenham East Tube station and Beam Parklands Country Park in Dagenham on the day he went missing.

Daryl was last seen wearing a dark baseball cap, grey jogging bottoms and a white t-shirt.