Body of missing Lincolnshire woman found washed up on beach

The body of a missing Lincolnshire woman has been found washed up on a beach.

Lifeboat teams and the coastguard searched for 54-year-old Carol Smalley, after she was reported missing from Spalding on Wednesday, January 3.

However, her body was discovered at Minsmere Nature Reserve in Suffolk on Monday, January 9.

Formal identification has yet to take place.

Carol’s next of kin have been informed of this development.

The death is not being treated as suspicious and a file for the coroner will now be prepared.