South East Wales

Newport missing woman: Penelope Elliott's body found

Gwent Police have confirmed that a body found in Newport is that of missing local woman Penelope Elliott.

Officers became concerned for her welfare after Ms Elliott, 63, had not been seen since leaving home on Thursday, 3 January, prompting an appeal for information.

Her body was found close to the Kingsway Centre car park, Newport, at about 09:30 on Sunday.

The force said her death was not being treated as suspicious.

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