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Man’s body found near train tracks in Scarborough

Last modified: 22 January 2021 at 04:18pm

At 11.20am Thursday 21 January 2021, British Transport Police officers contacted North Yorkshire Police after locating a man’s body in some overgrowth, near to train lines in the Seamer Road area of Scarborough.

Formal identification is yet to take place, however officers believe it is missing Whitby man Peter Brown, who was last seen in Scarborough in May 2019.

Peter’s family have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.

The family have asked for their privacy to be respected at this very difficult time.

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