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Police searching for missing woman find body in Oxford

Photo: Thames Valley Police

A body found in Oxford is believed to be that of missing woman Lorraine Easom.

She was last seen at her home in Summertown on 6 March and was reported missing two days later.

Thames Valley Police say the body was found in the River Cherwell off Water Eaton Road just before 8am today.

Police say that although formal identification hasn't taken place, they believe it is that of Lorraine, who was also known as Claudia.

Her next of kin have been informed and are being supported by officers. Our thoughts remain with them.”

– Det Insp James Senior, Oxford CID

Officers remained at the scene this afternoon as they continued to investigate.

The death is being treated as unexplained, but not suspicious.