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Missing Withernsea woman Marlene Wagstaff's body identified

Marlene Wagstaff
Image caption Marlene Wagstaff was last seen alive when she left her home on 22 July

A body has been formally identified as missing Withernsea woman Marlene Wagstaff.

The body of Mrs Wagstaff was discovered in early November by a member of the public in a drain in a field on the outskirts of Hollym in East Yorkshire.

The 77-year-old was reported missing in July after failing to return from a walk.

Her disappearance sparked a large search involving Humberside Police and 70 members of the public.

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