Body found in search for missing man, 21, last seen leaving party in West London

A BODY has been found in the search for a missing man who was last seen leaving a party in West London on Saturday.

Although the body has yet to be formally identified, police believe it belongs to the 21-year-old Paul Conte.


Paul Conte, 21, has been missing since last SaturdayCredit: Metropolitan Police
He was last seen in West London


He was last seen in West LondonCredit: Metropolitan Police

Police were called to reports of a body discovered in the River Thames at Putney Bridge this morning.

The Met’s Marine Policing Unit attended and recovered the body of a man from the water today.

According to Met Police, the death is currently being treated as unexplained.

His next of kin has been notified and are being supported by specialist officers.

Cops say Paul left the party just after midnight on Saturday at around 12.30am.

He was seen on CCTV in Galata Road, SW13 at 12:35am and again at 12.38am on Parke Road, SW13.

Police believe he should have walked through the Barnes area on his way home.

Paul should have been home an hour later – but never arrived. 

Police are asking people in the area to check their door bell footage to see if there is any sighting of Paul.

Anyone with information to call 999 quoting reference 3655/15Aug. You can also contact the Missing People charity anonymously by calling 116 000.

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