Heartbreaking moment BBC News announces body discovery in search for missing TV doctor Michael Mosley

Viewers of the BBC News discovered this morning that a body had been found in the search for missing TV doctor Michael Mosley.

The 67-year-old had been missing since Wednesday. The star went missing during a hike on the Greek island of Symi.

It is understood, Mosley embarked on a solitary trek back from St Nicholas Beach. An extensive search of the island has taken place in recent days.

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Sadly, a body, which has yet to be identified, was discovered on Sunday morning. The news was reported to BBC news viewers.

Presenter Martine Croxall, 55, made the announcement this morning that the body has been found. The body was found by a fence on the coastline, a 30 minute walk from Pedi, where he was last seen.

Police sources told the BBC that the person they discovered had been dead for 'a number of days'. Political journalist Laura Kuenssberg also made the announcement on her Sunday morning show.

She said: “We just have some important and sad breaking news to bring you this morning. There is very little detail but we can tell you a body has been found in the search for TV and radio presenter Michael Mosley.

“That's according to a rescue worker in Greece this morning, who has spoken to the BBC.” You can find the latest news about the tragic disappearance of doctor Michael Mosley, a familiar face on ITV’s This Morning and BBC shows, through our ongoing live blog.

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