A 47-YEAR-OLD man from Taunton has been found dead in a stream near his home this afternoon (December 11).

Police launched a search for Andrew Skene, after he was reported missing and last seen at his address in Orchard Portman late at night on Sunday.

A member of the public said they saw underwater divers at a stream close to Taunton Vale Golf Club earlier today but police confirmed at 1.30pm that the body of Andrew had been found.

The incident is not being treated as suspicious.