Catherine Hanshaw has described her friend, Elizabeth Kinston, as a 'lovely source of support' to all of those around her.
She added that she was 'dedicated to her children'.
Police have today confirmed that they believe a body found in Nottingham is that of the mother missing from her home in Beeston since November 1.
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Police have begun searching a lake at a park in Coventry as they continue their investigation into the disappearance of Nicola Payne.
A dry evening, rain in the morning.
Cool, mainly dry night. Milder with occasionally heavy rain tomorrow.