Police Confirm Body Recovered Now Identifed As Missing Elliot Burton, Wakefield

Tuesday July 30, 2019

Police can now confirm the body of a male found in water off Boundary Lane Normanton yesterday ( 29 7) has been identified as missing Wakefield teenager Elliot Burton.

There are not believed to have been any suspicious circumstances in Elliot’s death and a file has now been submitted to the coroner.

Monday July 29, 2019

Police searching for missing Elliot Burton (15) have found the body of a male this morning.

Officers were called to Boundary Lane, Normanton at about 8.34am today by a member of the public who had seen a male’s body in water.

Enquiries are ongoing at the scene today and Elliot’s family have been made aware of the development.

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