Body found during search for missing woman from Banbury

Thames Valley Police officers searching for a missing person have located the body of a woman near Banbury.

By News Reporter
Monday, 29th November 2021, 5:38 pm

Last night, Sunday November November 28, officers searching for a woman who had been reported missing from Banbury have found a body.

Willow Du Plooy was last seen on Friday (November 26) at around 5pm and was reported missing yesterday (Sunday November 28).

Following a search, the body of a woman police believe to be Willow, was found at Cherwell Valley Services.

The woman’s death is being treated as unexplained, but not suspicious, and a file will be prepared for the coroner.

Investigating officer Detective Insp Krista Thompson, said: “Very sadly, following a search, we have located a woman’s body.

“Although formal identification has not taken place, we believe this to be Willow.

“Willow’s next of kin have been made aware and are being offered support by officers.

Woman’s death being treated as unexplained, but not suspicious after police find a body near Banbury late Sunday November 28

“I would like to thank all of those who shared our appeal, and my thoughts, and the thoughts of all of us at Thames Valley Police are with Willow’s family and friends at this extremely difficult time.”