Police discover man's body in search for missing Acoong Lau from Portsmouth

OFFICERS searching for a missing Southsea man have found a body.

By Fiona Callingham
Monday, 24th January 2022, 6:40 am
Updated Monday, 24th January 2022, 4:52 pm

Police had issued an appeal to help find Acoong Lau who was last seen at about 8.30am yesterday on a push bike in Riverhead Close, Milton.

Today (January 24) they confirmed the discovery of a man’s body on Milton Common, opposite the junction of Hayling Avenue.

A spokesman for Hampshire police said: ‘Formal identification has not yet taken place, but Mr Lau's next of kin have been informed.

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‘The death is not being treated as suspicious and a file is being prepared for the coroner.’

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Previously they said: ‘Officers have been conducting extensive searches and we are now turning to the public for assistance.

‘We would ask you to keep an eye out for Acoong - or you may have seen him at some point [on Sunday].’

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