It’s my sad duty to report that police searching for missing Little Bloxwich pensioner Gladys Spencer have today found a body in Wednessfield.
They issued the following statement:
Officers searching for missing Walsall woman Gladys Spencer have found a body in Wednesfield this afternoon.
The body is yet to be formally identified but is believed to be of the 79-year-old.
Police are currently trying to establish the circumstances around her death.
Gladys’ family are being supported by specialist officers.
My sincere condolences and sympathy to Gladys’ family, friends and to all affected by this sad incident.
Thank you to all of you who went to look for Gladys, shared appeals and spread the word, your community spirit is appreciated.