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Body found on County Durham beach

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4:32pm 22nd January 2018
(Updated 4:33pm 22nd January 2018)

Durham Constabulary have confirmed that a body has been found in the search for a missing man.

The body was found on the beach at Easington Colliery at around 11:15am today (Monday 22nd January).

Formal identification is yet to take place, however it's believed to be the body of James 'Jimmy' Huntington.

His family have been informed.

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