Sussex

Body in Horsham woods believed to be missing Jennifer Marsh

Jennifer Marsh
Image caption Police and volunteers had been searching for Jennifer Marsh since her disappearance on 30 May

The body of a woman has been found by a man walking his dog in West Sussex.

Police said they believed it to be that of 59-year-old Jennifer Marsh, who was reported missing from her home in Littlehaven Lane, Horsham, on 30 May.

The body was in dense undergrowth in Leechpond Woods, Horsham, on Wednesday evening.

A possible sighting of Ms Marsh had been reported in the woods on the day she disappeared. Police said the death was not being treated as suspicious.

A post-mortem examination is due to be carried out.

The body has not yet been formally identified.

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