Cambridgeshire

Body found in Peterborough missing woman hunt

Sally Middleton
Image caption Sally Middleton was last seen on Monday morning at a bus station in Peterborough

A body has been found by a farmer in the search for an 82-year-old woman missing from Cambridgeshire.

Sally Middleton was dropped off at a bus stop at Werrington, near Peterborough, on Monday morning.

She was spotted on CCTV in Queensgate Bus Station an hour-and-a-half later but has not been seen since.

The body of a woman was found in a field on the outskirts of Morton, near Bourne, Lincolnshire, at 1215 GMT on Friday, Cambridgeshire Police said.

Officers were nearby and were alerted by the farmer.

Ms Middleton's family has been updated and a formal identification of the body will take place in due course, a spokesman added.

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