Body found on East Yorkshire beach identified as missing 39-year-old woman

Alison Danks went missing on 23 May Credit: MEN Media

A body found on a beach in East Yorkshire has been confirmed to bemissing Alison Danks.

Alison, also known as 'Bishop', went missing from her home in Marske-by-the-Sea on 23 May, sparking a missing person operation from Cleveland Police.

Police officers are not treating her death as suspicious Credit: MEN Media

The body was found on the beach at Grimston on Monday 15 June, at9:40am, and Cleveland Police were called to the area.

A spokesman for the force said:

"Officers from Cleveland Police were informed and we can now sadly confirm that the body has been identified as that of missing 39-year-old Alison Danks from Marske.

Cleveland Police

Police officers are not treating her death as suspicious.

In an appeal following her disappearance, Miss Bishop's brotherMatthew Bishop said:

"Ali built up close and deep relationships with so many people and we are all hurting since she disappeared."

Matthew Bishop