GLOUCESTERSHIRE Police who have been searching for missing woman Lyn Cousins, from Tewkesbury, have found the body of a woman in the river.

The police have been searching for the woman who was last seen in Tewkesbury High Street at 9am today, Monday December 14.

The body was found in the River Severn, at Minsterworth.

Ms Cousins' next of kin have been told of the discovery, however a formal identification of the body is yet to be carried out. The coroner has also been informed.

The death is being treated as non-suspicious.