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Body found in search for missing Elaine Alcock

Elaine Alcock, 54 Credit: Devon and Cornwall Police

A body has been found in the search for a missing woman from Bodmin.

Elaine Alcock, 54, was last seen in the town on Wednesday. But two days later Police discovered a body in woodland near the camel trail.

Although no formal identification has taken place, officers have informed Elaine's family, and a planned search by the local community has been called off.


Cornish man killed in Camborne crash named

53-year-old Stephen Fitch died after an accident near Camborne Credit: Devon & Cornwall Police

A motorcyclist killed after an accident near Camborne yesterday (28th June) has been named as 53-year-old Stephen Fitch.

Mr Fitch, from Connor Downs, was riding on the A3047 at around 7.40am when it collided with a tractor pulling a trailer. Mr Fitch was airlifted to the Royal Cornwall Hospital where he later died.

Police are still appealing for witnesses and are asking people to call the non-emergency 101 number or email quoting log number 0135 of 28 June 2016.

Travel: A374 closed at Sheviock

Traffic is stationary on the A374 Credit: Google Maps

The A374 in Cornwall is currently closed with stationary traffic due to an accident and accident investigation work.

The accident has happened around half a mile from Sheviock, and is affecting drivers travelling between Sheviock and Trerulefoot.

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