Merseyside Police officers assisted by Merseyside Search and Rescue can confirm that the body of the man found in Saughall Massie on Saturday 26 November is that of missing 80-year-old Alan Giles.
He has been formally identified and officers are supporting his family at this difficult time.
Alan was last seen on Friday 18 November at around 2pm at The Railway Public House on Birkenhead Road, Meols.
His death is being treated as not suspicious and a post-mortem will be carried out to establish the cause of his death.
Image: Alan Giles/Family handout