Body Found In Hunt For Missing Colchester Woman

6 January 2015, 16:53

Police have found a body in the search for missing Colchester woman Aleasha Coan.

Essex Police say the body of a woman was found in land around the University of Essex at Wivenhoe Park at around 1.25pm this afternoon - Tuesday 6th January. 

Supt Steve Ditchburn, coordinating the searches said: "The body is yet to be formally identified but Aleasha’s family have been updated and our search suspended.”

Police will now be liaising with HM Coroner. 

36 year-old Aleasha Coan has not been seen since leaving her home on Elmstead Road at around 4.15pm son Sunday 4th January.

Essex Police say she takes regular medication but didn't have it with her.