Body of woman, 47, found on marshland

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The body of a missing woman with links to the Wigan area has been found.

Police were called to marshland in Holme Road near the River Ribble shortly after noon on Friday by a member of the public who had found the body of a woman.

A force spokesman said: “Identification has now been carried out and the body has been confirmed as that of Jeanette Roche. There are no suspicious circumstances.”

Miss Roche, 47, was last seen at her home address in Bamber Bridge at around 4.15pm on Monday, June 27.

Her family have been made aware of developments.