Very sad outcome to our search of yesterday – Incident 52 – 2014

Today we have been informed by Greater Manchester Police of the sad outcome to our search of yesterday in the Boothstown area of Worsley, Manchester. (See website ‘News’ report of Saturday 24th May)

The following statement has been published this afternoon on the website of Greater Manchester Police;

“Police are no longer searching for a woman missing from Salford.

Kerry Bailey, 36, was last seen at her Worsley home on Wednesday.

Today, Sunday 25 May 2014, a body was found off Higher Green Lane in Astley, Wigan.

There are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances and a file will be prepared for the coroner.

Detective Inspector Alan Clitherow, said: “We have spent several days making every effort to find Kerry safe and well, sadly a body has been found today and although we await formal identification we do believe it is her.

Our thoughts and condolences are with her family and friends at this deeply upsetting time.”

The membership of Bolton Mountain Rescue Team joins GMP, in also extending our deepest condolences to her family and friends at this very sad time.