Body found in search for missing Nottingham mum

The latest on the search for search for Elaine Harrison who went missing from Nottingham in December last year.

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Body found in search for missing mother

A body has been found in the search for missing Nottingham mother Elaine Harrison.

Underwater search teams made the discovery today in Colwick Park.

Elaine Harrison went missing in December Credit: ITV News Central

The 59-year-old went missing from her houseboat in Castle Marina in December last year.

Formal identification has not yet taken place, but her family has been informed.

The death is not being treated as suspicious.


Missing mum's daughter runs marathon in hope she will be found

Tracey and Elaine Harrison Credit: ITV News Central

Missing mum's daughter says she is running a half marathon in the hope that she will be found.

Tracey Harrison is trying to raise money for the charity Missing people and hopes people will help in the search for her missing mother.

I'm going to be wearing Mum's picture on my back because I want everybody in Galway in Ireland and all over the world to look for her everywhere.

She really helped me to stay focused it's been the hardest training I've ever done. I've only ever ran a 5K before so this is for you mum.

Elaine went missing in December of last year. She suffered from mild depression but her family say this is completely out of character for her

Missing mum's daughter running charity marathon

Elaine Harrison, aged 59 was last seen walking near Queen's Drive on Monday 9th December around 3.45pm Credit: ITV News Central

The daughter of a woman from Nottingham who went missing more than three months ago is running a marathon to raise money for a missing person's charity.

Elaine Harrison hasn't been seen since leaving her houseboat in Castle Marina in December. She had been suffering from mild depression.

Daughter describes Christmas without her mum

The daughter of a missing woman from Nottingham, says Christmas was really hard without her Mum.

Lynsey Harrison told ITV News Central correspondent Phil Brewster that she is still praying for the safe return of Elaine Harrison, who was last seen on December 9.

Today police searched an area off Queen's Drive in the city, near to where the 59-year-old was last seen.


Police search wasteland for missing Nottingham mum

Officers searching undergrowth near where Elaine Harrison was last seen Credit: ITV News Central

Police have been searching wasteland in Nottingham for a 59-year-old woman who went missing on December 9.

Fifty-nine-year-old Elaine Harrison was last seen near Queen's Drive on December 9, near to where she lived on a house boat at Castle Marina.

Elaine Harrison disappeared on December 9 Credit: Family photo

Today officers scoured undergrowth near the Homebase store on Queen's Drive in the city, near to where Mrs Harrison was last seen.

The search has focused on wasteland near the Homebase store on Queen's Drive Credit: ITV News Central

Earlier this week Nottinghamshire Police released a CCTV picture showing Elaine Harrison walking past the area officers have been searching.

The CCTV picture showing Elaine Harrison walking next to the site which was today searched by police. Credit: Nottinghamshire Police

Police release new CCTV in search for missing mum

This picture shows Elaine Harrison walking over Castle Bridge Road, past Homebase, towards Queen’s Drive at 3.50pm on Monday 9 December. Credit: Nottinghamshire Police

Police have released a new CCTV picture of a missing mother from Nottingham, who disappeared more than 3 weeks ago.

Elaine Harrison, who's 59, vanished on Monday 9 December from her house boat moored at Castle Marina.

The latest picture released by Nottinghamshire Police shows Mrs Harrison walking over Castle Bridge Road, past Homebase, towards Queen’s Drive at 3.50pm.

Elaine Harrison did not return to spend Christmas with her family Credit: Family photo

Officers are trawling through CCTV to try to find the missing mum who has spent Christmas away from her family.

They are hoping the new image will spark someone's memory or it will be seen by Elaine herself.

Map showing Elaine Harrison's last sighting and where a scarf believed to be hers was found. Credit: ITV News Central

A scarf thought to belong to Mrs Harrison was found on Wednesday, 11 December 2013, in the area around the Notts County Football ground, but officers say enquiries are not being limited to this area.

Anyone who has seen the missing mum is being asked to contact police on the 101 number or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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