Police believe a body found in woodland today (Wednesday, 23) in Chichester is that of Daniel Johnston, who has been missing from Bognor.
Officers were called to reports of the body at Stoughton Down earlier today.
Police said the death is being treated as unexplained, but there are currently no suspicious circumstances, and they are not looking for anyone in connection with the death.
His next of kin have been informed.
Inspector Roy Hodder of the Missing Persons team said:
“We would like to express our condolences to the family and friends of Daniel Johnston at this difficult time.
“We would like to extend our thanks to family and friends of Daniel who volunteered to assist us in the search for him.”