Joseph Day: Body found in search for missing man, 31, after partner’s emotional appeal

A body has been recovered from the Avon Gorge

A body has been found in the search for missing Bristol man Joseph Day.

Mr Day, who is originally from New Zealand, went missing from the home in Pembroke Road, Clifton on Saturday night (April 30).

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But in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday, May 3) police recovered the body of a man in Avon Gorge.

While formal identification has not yet taken place, officers confirmed they have updated Mr Day’s family.

A spokesperson from Avon and Somerset Police said: “Our hearts go out to them and we thank them for their patience while enquiries into the circumstances of death continue.

“We’d ask the public to avoid speculation and respect the privacy of Joseph’s family at this time.”