Body of missing woman found in Leicestershire

A body of a woman has been found hours after she was reported missing near Melton Mowbray.

The woman, who was in her 40s, was reported missing at 11.20am yesterday. Her body was found a short while later in the countryside in Eye Kettleby Lakes.

She was pronounced dead at the scene by officers

Eye Kettleby Lakes is a park located on the outskirts of Melton Mowbray, set in 150 acres of countryside.

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A spokesperson for Leicestershire Police said: “The body of a woman reported as a missing person has been found.”

“At about 11.20am today (15 July) a woman in her 40s was reported missing from an area near Eye Kettleby, Leicestershire.”

“Officers carried out a search of the area and the missing woman was located nearby. She was pronounced dead at the scene.”

“There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death and a file is being prepared for the coroner.”

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