Police searching for a missing York woman have found a body

St Nicks, where the woman's body was discovered. Photographs: Jack Gevertz
30 May 2016 @ 10.01 pm
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Police searching for missing Colleen Jarvis have found a woman’s body.

The 55-year-old was last seen leaving her home in Burlington Avenue, York at around 12.15pm on Thursday 26 May 2016.

Police renewed their appeal for information earlier today and Ms Jarvis’s family urged her to get in touch.

However, officers were called to reports of a woman’s body in woodland in St Nicks, the nature reserve off Rawdon Avenue in Tang Hall, just before 8pm on Monday (May 30).

Missing: Colleen Jarvis
Missing: Colleen Jarvis
The entrance to the area where the discovery was made
The entrance to the area where the discovery was made
Police do not believe there were any suspicious circumstances
Police do not believe there were any suspicious circumstances

The scene has been secured and although a formal identification has yet to take place, Ms Jarvis’s family has been informed.

Investigations are currently taking place but police do not believe there are any suspicious circumstances surrounding the death.