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Tunbridge Wells: Tributes for engineer Martin Cadman after body found in search for missing man

Tributes have been paid to a Tunbridge Wells dad, after a sad end to the search for the missing engineer.

Police called off a search for Martin Cadman yesterday, after a man’s body was discovered in a wooded area of West Bromwich on Saturday.

Officers were called to the patch of land in the Carters Green area at around 2.20pm.

Martin Cadman
Martin Cadman

The death is not being treated as suspicious and although the body is yet to be formally identified, it is believed to be that of the missing 33-year-old.

He was last seen seen on Tuesday at around 5.50am when he left the Travelodge Hotel in Oldbury, in the West Midlands where he was staying for work. Celebrities had joined an appeal, widely shared on social media, to locate him.

A spokesman for West Midlands police said Mr Cadman’s family have been informed and are being supported.

Tributes have been paid to Mr Cadman by heartbroken friends and family on social media.

Barney Hewlett described him as one in a million, adding: "You never failed to make everyone laugh and brightened the mood as soon as you turned up. You will live on in the hearts and memories of so many people. I’m lucky to have met you."

Samantha Wright said: "RIP to my lovely cousin Martin Cadman. I will miss u dearly."

Claire Green described Mr Cadman as a "true gent and family man."

A file is now being prepared for the coroner.

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