Body found in search for missing 83-year-old

Police searching for missing 83-year-old Marion Scott find a body

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Body found in Marion Scott search

Police in Lincolnshire involved in a huge search operation for missing pensioner Marion Scott - have found a body earlier this afternoon.

The 83-year-old, who suffers from dementia, left her home in Acre Close in Market Rasen almost two weeks ago but hasn't been seen since.

Officers involved in the search say they found a body in the Sixhills area of the town earlier today and say the body has yet to be formally identified. Inspector Simon Outen is from Lincolnshire Police.

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Police "gravely concerned" for welfare of missing 83-year-old

Husband Douglas Scott and daughter Rebecca Ross

Police say they're now gravely concerned for the welfare of Marion Scott who has been missing for over a week. They say the case has now become highly unusual. Officers have continued searching over the weekend and are now widening their search efforts around the area of Market Rasen.

Marion Scott is 83 and has severe Alzheimer's. Her husband and daughter are appealing to the public to get in touch if they have seen her.

Specialist officers and dogs search for Marion Scott

The search is continuing for missing 83-year-old woman Mary (Marion) Scott in Market Rasen.

Foot and vehicle searches will be carried out today.

An extensive leaflet and poster drop has taken place and motorists have been stopped and questioned in and around Market Rasen. Officers will continue this activity over the next couple of days.

We will be continuing our searches with specialist officers and dogs over the weekend. The local community have been amazing in their support for the searches and Mary's family. We are asking them to help us over the weekend by continuing to check their land, sheds, barns and outbuildings every day to see if Mary s seeking shelter there. We would also ask farmers, people walking their dogs, horse riders and people taking part in hunts over the weekend to be vigilant.

– Inspector Simon Outen, Lincolnshire Polcie

Search continues for Marion Scott

The family of a Lincolnshire pensioner have made a desperate appeal to trace her exactly a week after she went missing.

Marion Scott, who's 83 and has dementia, disappeared from her home in Market Rasen two days after Christmas. Dozens of people are continuing to search for her, as the police react to some reported sightings, as Kate Hemingway report.

Family of missing pensioner appeal for help to find her

Marion Scott's family Credit: ITV Yorkshire

The family of Marion Scott, the Lincolnshire pensioner who went missing two days after Christmas, have spoken out for the first time.

Police are now focussing their search around Hainton near Market Rasen where they've had a number of sightings. 83 year old Marion has dementia and officers say she's extremely vulnerable.

Missing pensioner Marion Scott Credit: Lincolnshire Police

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Family to appeal for missing Marion Scott

Marion Scott

The family of a missing 83-year-old from Lincolnshire will make an appeal to help find her today. Marion Scott, who has dementia, went missing from her home in Market Rasen last Thursday.

Police, search teams and the public have all helped with a search including Willingham Woods but Marion, also known as Mary, is yet to be found.

Marion suffers from dementia and she is extremely vulnerable and is not dressed to cope with recent weather conditions.

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