Body found in Reading of missing student Daniel Williams

Officers carrying out a missing person investigation have located a body in their search.

The body was discovered this morning (5/2) in a lake at Whiteknights Campus at the University of Reading.

Although formal identification is yet to take place, the family of Daniel Williams has been informed of the development. Daniel has been missing since 12am on Thursday (31/1).

Superintendent Stan Gilmour, Local Policing Area Commander for Reading, said: “Tragically officers searching for Daniel have located a body. While the identity of the person who died is yet to be established, we have informed Daniel’s family and are providing support to them.

The death is currently being treated as unexplained but is not believed to be suspicious.

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