A BODY has been found in the search for a missing woman in Ilminster. 

Caroline Green, 43, of Silver Street, was last seen at 5.30pm on Monday, August 7. 

She was reported missing at 1.50pm on Tuesday, August 8, after failing to turn up to work. 

Avon and Somerset Police officers were concerned for her welfare and started the door-to-door search to try and find her. 

Sadly, the search has now stopped. 

A spokesman said: "We would like to inform the public that we are no longer searching for missing woman Caroline Green.

"Sadly, since our appeal for information, the body of a woman has been found in Ilminster.

"Caroline’s family have been informed of this development.

"Thank you to all of those people who shared our appeal."