Police investigating the disappearance of 15-year-old Edvinas Jankeviciu have found the body of a young male in a secluded area in Upland Road near the junction with Kings Lane, Sutton. 

Officers believe the deceased is Edvinas but are awaiting formal identification.

The body was found at about 12.30pm today (Wednesday, May 3).

Edvinas’s family have been told about the development and a police cordon remains in place.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: “At this early stage there is no evidence to suggest that the death is suspicious.”