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Body found 300 yards from home of missing NHS worker

Cassandra Pyatt was last seen at her home in Coventry on March 10. Credit: Coventry Telegraph/BPM Media

A body has been found 300 yards from the home of a missing NHS worker - who disappeared nine days ago.

Cassandra Pyatt, 26, was last seen at her home in Foleshill in Coventry on March 10.

The healthcare assistant at University Hospital Coventry disappearance was described as 'totally out of character' by her family.

They said they are 'extremely worried'.

Speaking earlier this week, Miss Pyatt's mum, Johanna said her daughter is a 'very caring and good mother'.

She added that they went to bed on Tuesday night (March 10) and when they got up in the morning the mum-of-two 'wasn't there'.

Police confirmed yesterday (March 19) that a body had been found in parkland off nearby Kitchener Road.

They believe it to be that of Miss Pyatt, although formal identification is yet to take place.

Officers are not treating the death as suspicious.

Credit: Coventry Telegraph/BPM Media

Although formal identification has not yet taken place, it is thought to be missing mum-of-two Cassandra Pyatt, who went missing from her home last week.

"The 26-year-old's family have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.

"Her death is not currently being treated as suspicious and will be referred to the coroner."

– A West Midlands Police spokesperson: