Police searching for missing woman find body in Stamford

Police are investigating
Police are investigating

Police officers looking for a missing Lincolnshire woman have found a body in Stamford.

Yesterday (Thursday 6 July) police issued an appeal to locate 53-year-old Joanne Lewis after concerns were raised for her welfare.

Later that afternoon officers discovered a body in the River Welland in Stamford.

Formal identification has not yet taken place but the body is believed to be that of Joanne Lewis.