Body of missing man found

Kevin Royston from Kirk Hallam, missing since Thursday July 4.
Kevin Royston from Kirk Hallam, missing since Thursday July 4.

Police have confirmed that the body of a man found in Stanton-by-Dale on Sunday was that of missing man Kevin Royston.

The 49-year-old’s body was found on farmland off Littlewell Lane on the morning of Sunday (July 21).

He went missing from his home in Windsor Crescent, Kirk Hallam, on Thursday July 4.

Police are preparing a file for the coroner but do not believe his death to be suspicious.