THE body of missing Irish pensioner Andrew Goldsboro has been found, police confirmed last night.
Bedforshire Police said Mr Goldsboro’s body had been discovered in Luton. The circumstances were ‘not suspicious’.
The 78-year-old Tipperary man had not been seen since leaving his home in Leagrave, Luton, at around 7.15pm, on Sunday, November 3.
He had been the subject of an extensive search effort.
His family posted a message on a social media website which said: “The family of Andrew Goldsboro sadly report that he has now been found.
“They would like to send Heartfelt Thanks to all the thousands of people who assisted in the search for Andy during the time he was missing and for all their cards, thoughts and prayers.
“We would ask that the family now has some privacy to grieve and pray for Andy at this time. Another announcement will be made regarding his funeral arrangements shortly.
“Thank you again to everyone for their love and support. God Bless.”
The message was signed: ‘The Goldsboro Family’.
Last night people began to post messages of condolence on social media.
One, by Tony Bignell, said: “RIP Andy! Lovely gentleman who will be missed by many!”
A spokesman for Bedfordshire Police said: “We can confirm that the body of Mr Goldsboro has been found.
“There are no suspicious circumstances.”