Oxford

River Cherwell body find is missing Oxford woman

Ann Powles
Image caption Ann Powles was last seen on Monday evening when she went to walk her dog

A body found in an Oxford river has been confirmed as that of a missing 74-year-old woman.

Ann Powles was last seen on Monday evening when she set out from an address in Water Eaton Road to walk her dog.

The body of a dog was also recovered from the River Cherwell at 1215 GMT.

Specialist police teams had been searching the city's Cutteslowe area for Ms Powles since her family reported her missing on Tuesday.

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