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Body confirmed as Wollaton woman Margaret Whyley

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A body found in a Nottingham canal has been confirmed as that of a missing 66-year-old woman.

Margaret Whyley was last seen at her home in Wollaton on 16 January.

She was the subject of a high-profile family appeal and police handed out leaflets with her picture to visitors in Wollaton Park.

Her body was found behind the Showcase Cinema in Redfield Way, Lenton, on 12 February. Officers said they were not treating the death as suspicious.

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