Police find body in search for missing Sheffield woman Angela Simmonite

A body has been found in the search for missing Sheffield woman Angela Simmonite, police confirmed moments ago.

Friday, 1st December 2017, 6:10 pm
Updated Friday, 1st December 2017, 6:13 pm
Angela Simmonite went missing last Saturday

A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said: "Search teams discovered the body of a woman in the River Don close to Fife Street, Wincobank, this afternoon and while formal identification has not yet taken place, officers do believe it to be that of 57-year-old Angela."

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Angela was reported missing from her home address in Ecclesfield on Saturday, November 25.

Her family have been informed of the discovery and continue to be supported by officers.

A post-mortem examination is scheduled to take place later to determine cause of death.