Lynne Spalding
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Missing woman found dead in US hospital stairwell

10 October 2013 Last updated at 11:05 BST

A British woman living in San Francisco who went missing from her hospital bed more than two weeks ago has been found dead in an outside stairwell.

Lynne Spalding, aged 57, was being treated for a bladder infection at San Francisco General Hospital and was said to appear disorientated before she went missing.

Alastair Leithead reports from Los Angeles.