Police searching for missing Glenfield woman find body

Police searching for a woman reported missing from her Leicester home have found a body this afternoon.

The body was discovered at around 2.30pm near Groby Road in Glenfield.

Although formal identification has not yet taken place, the body is believed to be that of Glenda Poole.

65-year-old Glenda was last seen at her home address in the Somerset Drive area of Glenfield at around 4pm on Monday 3 December.

She was reported missing by a family member on the evening of Tuesday 4 December.

A post mortem examination will be carried out this evening to establish the exact circumstances surrounding the death.