Body found in park in Dagenham

PUBLISHED: 17:37 02 February 2018 | UPDATED: 17:38 02 February 2018

A body was reportedly found this afternoon

A body was reportedly found this afternoon

Louise Greenslade

A body has been found in Parsloes Park, Dagenham this afternoon.

Earlier this week police were appealing for information about an elderly man missing in the area, although the Met have yet to confirm whether the incidents are linked.

Police and ambulances attended the park this afternoon, with reports on social media suggesting someone was wheeled away from the park on a trolley.

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