Police were called to Ivybridge around 3.30pm yesterday, January 10, after the discovery of a man’s body in Long Timber Woods.
The deceased is thought to be an 18-year-old man from the Ivybridge area.
Next of kin have been informed, although formal identification has not yet taken place.
Police are making enquiries into the circumstances of this incident and are preparing a report for the coroner. There are not thought to be any suspicious circumstances at this time.
Police were concerned for the welfare of 18-year-old Jamie Grewal who was reported missing from the Ivybridge area.
He was last seen last on Friday afternoon, January 4 after having a drink with friends after work in the Abbey Inn pub at Buckfastleigh during lunchtime. He was then dropped-off in Ivybridge around 1.30pm to 2pm.