A BODY has been found in a search for a missing Middlecliffe man.

A search was conducted earlier today (October 14) for missing Middlecliffe man, Mathew Fullerton.

Mathew, 38, was last seen yesterday (October 13) at his home address at 10.30am.

Local residents organised a search around the Middlecliffe area, and a body has since been found.

Formal identification is yet to take place but it is believed to be Mathew.

A spokesperson for South Yorkshire Police said: “His family have been informed and are being supported by our team.

Thank you to the community for all your support, it is very much appreciated.”