BREAKING NEWS: Body found believed to be that of missing Northampton teenager Emmerson Thompson

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A body, believed to be that of missing teenager Emmerson Thompson, has been found in Northampton this afternoon, police have said.

The 15-year-old was has been missing since Friday and extensive searches of Northampton have been carried out today.

Members of the public found the body at Weston Mill, near Riverside Retail Park shortly after 2pm.

Detective Chief Inspector Mark Behan, said: “Our thoughts are with Emmerson’s family at this devastating time.

“I would like to thank the public for their help in the search for Emmerson, particularly those people who shared our appeal on social media sites.”

A police spokesman said there was nothing to indicate that the death was suspicious.

A report will now be prepared for the coroner.