Woman’s body found on railway line

The body of a missing woman, who had been living in Honiton, has been found in Somerset.

A MISSING woman, who had been living in the Honiton area, has been found dead on a railway line in Somerset.

The body, found at Chard Junction, was identified as the missing 36-year-old, who had been a patient at Wonford House.

Staff from The Cedars at Wonford House alerted police after she went missing at around 11.30am on Thursday, May 5.

The report resulted in a large scale search. Police used a helicopter and dogs in the Exeter area, but were unable to locate her.

Police were later informed by Avon and Somerset Police that a body had been found on the railway line.

The death is not thought to be suspicious and is being dealt with by British Transport Police.

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The Somerset coroner has been informed.