THE BODY of a missing man was discovered by officers on Sunday morning.

Phillip Campbell, 34, was last seen leaving his home in Hemmingfield at around 12.40am on Saturday morning.

His body was discovered close to Burying Lane in Elsecar at around 9.20am the next day.

A spokesperson from South Yorkshire Police said: “While formal identification is yet to take place, the body is believed to be that of Phillip.

“His family are being supported by specially trained officers.”