UPDATE: River body is missing South Molton pensioner

The body found at Little Hele yesterday has been formally identified as 82-year-old.

THE body found in a South Molton river yesterday (Thursday) has been identified as that of 82-year-old Muriel Barrow.

The pensioner was reported missing from her home in the Little Hele area on the outskirts of the town on Tuesday, sparking a search by police and members of Exmoor rescue Group, but to no avail.

Her body was discovered yesterday afternoon in a nearby river and formally identified today. No details have been provided at this time.

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