The body of a teenager has been found in Ivybridge woodland, as officers search for a missing man Jamie Grewal.
Police were called to Ivybridge around 3.30pm on Wednesday after the discovery of a man's body in Long Timber Woods.
The deceased is thought to be 18-year-old Jamie Grewal from the Ivybridge area.
Jamie Grewal was last seen on the afternoon of Friday, January 4.
He had been having a drink with friends after work in the Abbey Inn pub at Buckfastleigh during lunchtime.
He was then dropped off in Ivybridge between 1.30pm and 2pm.
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, say police.