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Officers searching for Mary Street find body of a woman

Officers searching for Mary Street have found the body of a woman in Winterbourne.

This is a desperately sad conclusion to an extensive search for Mary. I would like to extend my sympathies to Mary's family at what must be an extremely difficult time for them."Over the past few days we have received help from the public in raising awareness of Mary's disappearance. I am grateful for the help everyone has given. As Mary's family come to terms with this news I would ask that their privacy is respected.

– Detective Inspector Jill Kells, Avon & Somerset Police

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Body found in search for missing Filton woman

At lunchtime yesterday officers searching for Mary Street found the body of a woman in Winterbourne. Following a public appeal for information someone rang up to report seeing Mary in a rural area of Winterbourne last Saturday.

Police officers were searching the area when they discovered the body off Swan Lane. Formal identification has not yet taken place but Mary's family have been informed of the discovery.

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Appeal to find missing woman

Mary Street went missing yesterday morning Credit: Avon & Somerset Police

Police are appealing for help to find a woman missing from Filton, near Bristol. Mary Street, 68, was last seen at her home in Southmead Road at around 7.30am yesterday morning. Mary is considered vulnerable due to her age and health.

Mary is described as white, 5'5 tall with a medium build with collar-length grey hair. She is believed to be wearing black trousers and a grey coat.

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