Police find body in search for missing Brenda Wignall

Posted on - 18th October, 2019 - 12:05pm | Author - | Posted in - Lancashire Police, Preston News, Ribbleton
Brenda Wignall
Brenda Wignall

Officers searching for missing Brenda Wignall have found a body they believe to be her.


Brenda, 58, was last seen in the early hours of Friday, October 11 at her home address in Moor Nook and extensive searches have been taking place since.

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A woman’s body was found at South Walney Nature Reserve in Barrow-in-Furness at around 10.30am today.

While the body has yet to be formally identified it is sadly believed to be that of Mrs Wignall. Her family have been informed.

There are no suspicious circumstances and a file will be prepared for HM Coroner.

A Lancashire Police spokesperson said: “Our thoughts are with Brenda’s family and friends at this extremely sad and difficult time.

“Thank-you to everyone who took the time to share our appeals during the search.”

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