An 80-year-old woman has died after it is believed she was fell from a bridge and was swept away by floodwater, police have said.
Venetia Smith, known as Netia, was reported missing from her home in Blandford, Dorest, on Tuesday morning.
The 80-year-old's stroller was later found at a bridge crossing the River Stour.
Police were notified and a search for the elderly woman uncovered her body around a mile downstream.
In a statement, Dorset Police said: "Officers searching for a missing woman from Blandford have very sadly located a body.
"We received a report at around 11am raising concern for the welfare of 80-year-old Venetia Smith.
"Very sadly, at around 3pm officers located the body of a woman in the river near to Langton Road.
"Although formal identification has not yet taken place, it is believed to be that of Venetia."
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