Body found in the River Ouse is believed to be that of a missing 80 year old woman

Margaret Bodger

Margaret Bodger - Credit: Archant

Police who had been searching for a missing 80 year old woman for two days have confirmed they have found a body.

Officers were called at 3pm yesterday (Tuesday April 21) to reports of a body in the River Ouse near to High Road in King’s Lynn.

Police believe the body is that of Margaret Bodger who had links to Wisbech and was reported missing after she was last seen at her home address on Lady Jane Grey Road, King’s Lynn, at around 8.45pm on Sunday April 19.

The death is currently being treated as unexplained. Formal identification and a post mortem examination will take place in due course.

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