Police find body in search for missing 90-year-old

Police searching for a missing 90-year-old woman have found a body.

Lillian Newell was reported missing to police shortly after 10am yesterday (29 November).

Lillian was last seen in her Castle Donnington home by care staff on Thursday. When they returned yesterday and found her missing, a search began to find her.

The body was found at around 7.30pm last night in the Castle Donnington area and is believed to be missing Lillian.

While the search was underway, Police had said they were “extremely concerned for Lillian’s welfare due to falling night time temperatures.”

They added: “She also suffers from dementia and may appear confused.”

Police said there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding her death. They have thanked everyone who shared the appeal and came forward with information.

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