Police say body found in Catforth is missing Blackpool man

Posted on - 16th January, 2022 - 9:49pm | Author - | Posted in - Lancashire Police, Preston News, Wyre News
Craig Daffern
Craig Daffern

Officers searching for a missing man from Blackpool have sadly found a body.


Police launched an urgent missing person appeal to locate 35-year-old Craig Daffern, who was last seen in the Paddock Close area of the resort at 2.30pm on Friday.

This evening (Sunday 16 January) officers have found the body of a man in the Catforth area of Preston. Although formal identification has not yet taken place, they believe it to be that of Mr Daffern.

A spokesperson for Preston Police said: “Mr Daffern’s next of kin have been informed of the latest development. Our thoughts very much remain with them at this incredibly difficult time.

“We would like to thank everybody who shared and supported our appeals.”

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