Police searching for missing man on the Isle of Wight have today found his body.

Officers were alerted shortly after 12pm after a member of the public made the discovery in the Playstreet Lane area of Ryde this morning.

Police have now confirmed the body was identified as Sam Perkis, 25, of Pell Lane, Ryde, Isle of Wight who went missing on Sunday

Officers have informed his immediate family.

They say the death is not being treated as suspicious.

A post-mortem examination is due to take place later this week.

Police will prepare a file for the coroner who will open an inquest in due course.