Missing elderly woman from village near Lincoln dies

A missing elderly woman from a village close to Lincoln has sadly died.

As previously reported, police launched an appeal to find Grace, who is in her late 80s and was last seen leaving her home in Snelland on Tuesday morning.

Lincolnshire Police initially confirmed on Wednesday morning that Grace had been found after taking a tumble in a ditch and was taken to hospital to be checked over.

Later on Wednesday morning police said: “We’re sad to report our missing lady Grace has died. Her family are aware.

“Inspector Gail Hurley would like to thank the local wider community for their support in helping our search and to our officers and staff too.

“We send our condolences to Grace’s family and friends.”

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