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Body discovered in Brent missing person investigation

News   •   Jun 15, 2018 20:35 BST

Police investigating the disappearance of a 20-year old man in 2017 have discovered a body.

On Thursday, 14 June officers carried out a search at a residential address in Craven Park Road, NW10.

The body of a man was found during the search.

The officers were investigating the disappearance of Ballentyne Hylton (19.08.96) who was last seen on 5 August 2017 in the Harlesden area of Brent.

Formal identification has not taken place, but Mr Hylton's next-of-kin have been informed of the developments.

At this early stage in the investigation, the death is being treated as unexplained.

A post-mortem will take place in due course.

No arrests have been made. Enquiries continue.