Missing woman is found dead

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A BODY found near a Doncaster beauty spot has been identified as that of a missing woman.

Police have confirmed the identity of the body, which was found last week in Toll Bar, as being the missing 42-year-old, Tracey Smith.

Her body was found near Bentley Community Woodland, off Askern Road, at about noon last Thursday.

Detectives had launched a hunt for Tracey, of Laburnum Place, Bentley, after she was was reported missing on February 29. She was last seen alive by her family at 11am on that date.

A police spokeswoman yesterday confirmed that there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding her death.

A post-mortem examination is due to take place later this week, she added.