POLICE have confirmed that a body found on an Isle of Wight beach last week was that of a missing woman.
Patricia Anne Tolfree, 67, of Brighstone, was reported missing the previous weekend, sparking a search by police.
A body was discovered on Tuesday on a beach below High Down Chalk Pit, close to where her car had been found, and her family was informed by police.
A spokeswoman confirmed today (Monday) that they had now confirmed the body was that of Mrs Tolfree. The death is not being treated as suspicious.