'Body found' in hunt for UK gunman

Police in Britain hunting for a man suspected of killing an off-duty officer were searching a village green today amid reports that a body has been found.

Police in Britain hunting for a man suspected of killing an off-duty officer were searching a village green today amid reports that a body has been found.

Pc Ian Dibell was shot dead and a member of the public sustained leg injuries after a gunman struck in a residential street in the seaside town of Clacton in Essex yesterday.

Police released a photograph of suspect Peter Reeve, 64, and vowed to “not rest” until he was captured and taken into custody.

But today Essex Police called a press conference to make a “significant update” about the hunt for Reeve amid reports that a body had been found in Writtle, near Chelmsford.

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