Body found in Combe Martin woodland

Late morning discovery follows week-long search for missing local woman

POLICE searching for a missing Combe Martin woman have found a body in woodland close to her home.

The discovery was made late yesterday morning (Thurday).

No formal identification has taken place but the body is thought to be that of Elizabeth (Liz) Parish, 52, who was last seen at her home on Sunday, July 17.

Next of kin have been informed.

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Police, together with HM Coastguard teams, RNLI lifeboat and Exmoor Rescue Group have conducted a large-scale search of the area after Liz was reported missing on July 22.

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