Piers Morgan pays tribute to TV doctor Michael Mosley as body found on Greek island of Symi

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The latest development in the rescue operation for missing television personality, Michael Mosley, has been described by Piers Morgan as "very sad". News broke on Sunday that a body had indeed been discovered as part of the ongoing search for the TV doctor who disappeared near a hiking trail on the picturesque Greek island.

Piers took to Twitter to announce: "BREAKING: Body found in search for TV doctor Michael Mosley on Greek island of Symi. Very sad development."

The TV presenter and medical professional, known for his features on The One Show and This Morning, was holidaying with his wife Clare at the time of his disappearance. Despite deploying drones earlier in the week to assist in the rescue mission on Symi, one of Greece's Dodecanese Islands, efforts continue.

After being seen in Pedi town on the Aegean island of Symi around 1.52pm on Wednesday, moments after departing from St Nickolas beach on a hike, Dr. Mosley was nowhere to be found. It has been speculated he may have encountered difficulties during this hike, thus altering the focal point of the search on Saturday night to a cave system believed to possibly harbour the missing person.

Emergency responders have employed helicopters, drones, dogs and numerous personnel in an effort to thoroughly search the Dodecanese Island. Local police were notified of the vanishing act of the 67 year old Briton on the island on Wednesday, reports the Mirror.

On Saturday, Michael's family broke their silence through a heartfelt statement from his wife, Dr Bailey Mosley. She expressed the torment of the past three days since her husband disappeared, saying: "It has been three days since Michael left the beach to go for a walk. The longest and most unbearable days for myself and my children."

She continued to express gratitude towards those involved in the search: "The search is ongoing and our family are so incredibly grateful to the people of Symi, the Greek authorities and the British Consulate who are working tirelessly to help find Michael. We will not lose hope."

Mika Papakalodouka, the mayor's daughter, spoke to the PA news agency on Friday, revealing the community's efforts: "a lot of" islanders have taken to the sea with their own boats in the hopes of locating the missing Brit.

Describing the close-knit nature of the island, she said: "It is a small island, people talk. We're good people actually here. Everybody is looking for him," adding that the situation was highly unusual: "It's such a small island to get lost on. It's so weird for us. Everybody is worried and looking for him."