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Woman from Wiltshire dies in Greece after being attacked by stray dogs

Photo: BradfordonAvon.com

A woman from Wiltshire has died in Greece after being attacked by a pack of stray dogs.

62-year-old Celia Hollingworth from Bradford on Avon was reported missing on Thursday.

Greek media report a search was launched after her family in Britain received a call from the holidaymaker who said she had been attacked by stray dogs.

Ms Hollingworth had been in the northern part of Greece, near the Turkish border.

The former Bristol University lecturer was last seen walking back to her accommodation after visiting an archaeological site.

Ms Hollingworth's body was found by emergency services on Saturday morning.

Greek police say she had suffered wounds that were consistent with being mauled by animals.

The Foreign Office says it has spoken to Greek authorities.

We are in contact with Greek Police in relation to a British woman missing in northern Greece since Thursday. We are also providing consular assistance to her family.

– An FCO spokesperson