A BODY has been found in the search for a missing Leominster woman. 

Eileen Williams was last seen in the Ridgemoor area of Leominster yesterday morning

A police spokesperson said: "Officers searching for missing 81-year-old Eileen Williams from Leominster have this afternoon discovered a woman's body near Stoke Prior.

"Mrs Williams went missing from her home yesterday morning.

The death is not being treated as suspicious at this time and Mrs Williams' family has been informed. We are awaiting formal identification."

Inspector Darren Godsall said: "We're sad to report we have discovered a woman's body.

"We are in regular contact with Mrs Williams' family and ensuring they continue to receive support. I'd like to ask for their privacy to be respected at this difficult time."