FAMILY and friends are mourning the death of Ricky Stebbing, 41, who has found dead last night.
“Wiltshire Police can confirm that the body of a man was found by officers yesterday evening near to Foxhill crossroads, close to the Ridgeway,” a spokesman said today.
“Formal identification has not yet taken place but we believe the deceased to be Mr Ricky Stebbing, from Swindon, who was reported as missing on New Year’s Day.
“The circumstances of his death do not appear suspicious.
“Formal identification has not yet been completed; this will be carried out by the coroner in the next few days.
“Mr Stebbing’s next of kin and family have been informed.”
On the Facebook page In Loving Memory Of Ricky Stebbing, Toni Crosse posted: “As a family we all have very fond memories of Ricky growing up, a genuine, nice, cheeky chappy. Thinking of you all at this very sad time.
“RIP Ricky Stebbing, you will be sadly missed x from Graham & Toni Crosse & family, Doug & Jane Crosse & family.”