Officers searching for a missing 15-year old boy at Alexandra Lake, Thurrock have suspended their search following the discovery of a body.
It was discovered shortly after 12.40pm today.
The family have been informed that the search has been suspended.
Formal identification will take place in due course.
Superintendent Craig Saunders said: “I want to thank the local community for their patience, and all those involved who have helped with the investigation.”