Police find body believed to be missing Blackpool man Craig Daffern

Police officers looking for a missing man from Blackpool have found a body.

Lancashire Police had previously issued an appeal to help find missing 35-year-old Craig Daffern.

He was last seen in the Paddock Close area at 2.30pm on Friday (January 14) and police said he had links to Beacon Fell in Goosnargh, Broughton, Clifton, Freckleton, Kirkham and Woodplumpton.

Officers looking for Craig have this evening found a body of a man in Catforth, Preston.

Lancashire Police believe the body belongs to Craig and have informed his family.

Lancashire Police said: “Although formal identification has not yet taken place, we believe it to be that of Mr Daffern.

“Mr Daffern’s next of kin have been informed of the latest development. Our thoughts very much remain with them at this incredibly difficult time.

“We would like to thank everybody who shared and supported our appeals.”

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