Woman’s body found near Axminster

PUBLISHED: 13:40 24 June 2019 | UPDATED: 13:47 24 June 2019

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The body of a woman has been found near Axminster.

Police found the body after travelling to Yawl Cross on Friday (June 21) following reports of its discovery.

It comes days after officers launched a search for Axminster woman Karen Wyatt, who was reported missing.

A police spokesman confirmed the family of 48-year-old Karen have been informed of the discovery.

They said: "This death is not currently being treated as suspicious and a file is being prepared for the coroner."


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