Body of a woman found in Hythe in the New Forest

Daily Echo: Police have informed the family of Mary Holland that they have discovered a body in their search for the 87-year-old Police have informed the family of Mary Holland that they have discovered a body in their search for the 87-year-old

A BODY has been discovered in the search for a missing pensioner, police have revealed.

Mary Holland, 87, was last seen at her home address in West Hill Drive,Hythe, at 10.30pm last night.

The dementia sufferer was last seen wearing a red and green dressing gown and a nightie, which had red flowers on it.

But police have this afternoon revealed that a body has been discovered at Shore Road in Hythe.

A spokesman said: “Sadly police officers searching for missing 87-year-old Mary Holland, who was reported as missing earlier today, have discovered a body at Shore Road in Hythe.

“Formal identification of the body has yet to take place, however Mrs Holland's family has been informed.

“The search operation has now been concluded.”

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3:11pm Thu 3 Apr 14

Beer Monster says...

My thoughts go out to the family.
My thoughts go out to the family. Beer Monster
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9:17pm Thu 3 Apr 14

margie933 says...

How very sad. may she RIP.
My thoughts go out to her Family at this terrible time.
How very sad. may she RIP. My thoughts go out to her Family at this terrible time. margie933
  • Score: 1

7:16am Fri 4 Apr 14

frenchvic says...

How very sad. R.I.P.
How very sad. R.I.P. frenchvic
  • Score: -1

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