Body found in hunt for missing teen

Police find body in search for missing teen
Police find body in search for missing teen

THE body of a young man has been found in the search for a missing teen.

Merseyside Police confirmed that officers investigating the disappearance of 17-year-old Patrick Woosey found the body of a young male today, Wednesday.

Patrick Woosey had been missing since Friday

Patrick Woosey had been missing since Friday

Patrick was last seen at his home address in Poole Hey, Stockbridge Village on Friday at around 1pm and had been known to frequent the Cables retail park in Prescot.

At this time the death is being treated as unexplained, post mortem procedures will take place to establish the cause.

The body is yet to be formally identified, but in the meantime police have asked the public to respect the privacy of Patrick’s family as they come to terms with this tragic news.