Home » Policing

Police search for American tourist still missing in Lincolnshire

— Update: Police have found the body of the missing tourist


Police are searching for an American tourist who went missing five days ago in Lincolnshire.

Denise Gray, 52, was last seen at 12.15pm on Monday, March 3, after she went for a walk. She was staying at a home in the Revesby village, near Woodhall Spa.

Police also have a confirmed sighting of Denise in Woodhall Spa on the morning of the day she was reported missing. She visited Janet’s Tearoom on the Broadway in the village between 8am and 8.45am.

Police operational units are now focusing their search on a 3km radius of the house in Revesby where Denise was staying.

Police OSU van, Galileo 4x4 and other officers in Horncastle before they headed out to Revesby for the search. Photo: Nerys McGarry / Lincolnshire Police
Police OSU van, Galileo 4×4 and other officers in Horncastle before they headed out to Revesby for the search. Photo: Nerys McGarry / Lincolnshire Police

A number of officers, including members of the Underwater Search Unit, Operation Galileo Team, and Operational Support, are searching woodland and waterways today on Friday.

Underwater Search Team heading out to Revesby from Horncastle on Friday morning. Photo: Nerys McGarry / Lincolnshire Police
Underwater Search Team heading out to Revesby from Horncastle on Friday morning. Photo: Nerys McGarry / Lincolnshire Police

Police say they know Denise returned to Revesby, as the last sighting of her is on The Green, Revesby, some time before 5pm that afternoon, but we would like to build up a picture of what else Denise did that day and how she travelled.

Denise Gray is an US citizen with a strong accent. Photo: Lincolnshire Police
Denise Gray is an US citizen with a strong accent. Photo: Lincolnshire Police

Denise is a US citizen with a strong American accent. She is 5’8″ tall, of slim build, Hispanic appearance and has dark, shoulder-length curly hair. She was wearing a short maroon/red jacket and black trousers and also wears glasses.

Lincolnshire Police would like to hear from anyone who saw or spoke with Denise in the days prior to her disappearance. Please call 101, quoting incident number 346 of March 3.

Revesby, near Woodhall Spa in Lincolnshire.
Revesby, near Woodhall Spa in Lincolnshire.
Police are concentrating their search on a 3km radius to Revesby in Lincolnshire.
Police are concentrating their search on a 3km radius to Revesby in Lincolnshire.