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.
Police searching for missing Market Rasen woman Marion Scott have found a body. The body was found in the Six Hills area around 1.30pm this afternoon. Officers are yet to confirm whether it is Marion Scott.
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.
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.
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.