William Taylor: From missing appeal to Charlton river discovery

William Taylor. Picture: Herts Police

William Taylor. Picture: Herts Police - Credit: Archant

After police confirmed yesterday that the body found in the River Hiz in Charlton was that of William ‘Bill’ Taylor, the Comet has taken a look at the timeline of events since the Gosmore farmer was first reported missing.

Volunteers searched for William Taylor, from Gosmore. Picture: Herts police

Volunteers searched for William Taylor, from Gosmore. Picture: Herts police - Credit: Archant

An image showing farmland around William Taylor's home in Gosmore, south of Hitchin, on June 8. Pict

An image showing farmland around William Taylor's home in Gosmore, south of Hitchin, on June 8. Picture: National Police Air Service - Credit: Archant

North Hertfordshire Chief Inspector Julie Wheatley made a public appeal for information on missing W

North Hertfordshire Chief Inspector Julie Wheatley made a public appeal for information on missing William Taylors whereabouts outside his home near Gosmore. Picture: DANNY LOO - Credit: Picture: DANNY LOO

Harkness Hall, the property of William Taylor. Picture: DANNY LOO

Harkness Hall, the property of William Taylor. Picture: DANNY LOO - Credit: Picture: DANNY LOO

The search for William Taylor took police as far as Lilley. Picture: Herts police

The search for William Taylor took police as far as Lilley. Picture: Herts police - Credit: Archant

Police on the scene in Charlton last week after the body of a man was found in a river. Picture: DAN

Police on the scene in Charlton last week after the body of a man was found in a river. Picture: DANNY LOO - Credit: Picture: DANNY LOO

Police on the scene in Charlton where the body of William Taylor was found. Picture: DANNY LOO

Police on the scene in Charlton where the body of William Taylor was found. Picture: DANNY LOO - Credit: Picture: DANNY LOO

Police confirmed the body was indenfied as that of William Taylor. Picture: DANNY LOO

Police confirmed the body was indenfied as that of William Taylor. Picture: DANNY LOO - Credit: Picture: DANNY LOO

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