UPDATE: Man found dead in Wendover Woods is missing Wigginton man Simon Brookfield

Simon Brookfield.
Simon Brookfield.

The body discovered in Wendover Woods on Wednesday morning is that of missing Wigginton man Simon Brookfield, police have confirmed.

The 52-year-old who had not been seen or heard from since 1.30am on Thursday, October 10, is believed to have been found hanging from a tree in the Chiltern Hills beauty spot at around 9.30am.

Thames Valley Police attended the scene but the Herts force, who had conducted investigations into his disappearance, say they are not treating his death as suspicious.

Police and Simon’s family would like to thank everyone for their assistance and support throughout the investigation.

Simon’s family, including his wife and two daughters, have asked to be left alone to grieve in peace.

Details have now been passed to the Buckinghamshire coroner and an inquest is expected at a later date.