Body found in South Molton river

Joseph Bulmer

Police searching for missing woman make tragic discovery

POLICE hunting for an 82-year-old South Molton woman are trying to identify a body found in a river near Little Hele this afternoon.

Muriel Barrow has not been seen since 5pm on Saturday and was reported missing from her home in the Little Hele area of the town on Tuesday evening.

Police have been searching with members of the Exmoor Rescue Group.