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Body Found Believed To Be Missing Beaminster Pensioner

Sara Taylor, 1 March 2013

8:22pm 2nd March 2013
(Updated 10:04am 3rd March 2013)

A body found near Beamminster is believed to be that of missing pensioner Sara Taylor.

Dorset Police say a member of the public reported seeing a body at Mapperton at around 5pm yesterday (Saturday 2nd March).

Specialist Search and Rescue teams that included the force chopper and sniffer dogs had been looking for the 76 year old for 48 hours.

Next of kin has been informed

A formal identification is expected in the next couple of days.

Dorset Police stepped up their efforts to find Sara – who lived in Beaminster – on Friday night, appealing to the public for help and to report any information that could lead to her being found.

A number of people called the Force with information and put up posters around town to help the search.

Officers have expressed their thanks for the public's assistance.

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