Body of missing woman found by mountain rescue teams in Lancashire field
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The Bowland Pennine Mountain Rescue Team (BPMRT) were called to help search for a missing woman in the Grindleton area at around 12.05am on Monday (September 26).
The search continued throughout the night until a body was sadly located in a field off Smalden Lane at around 7.45am.
Lancashire Police said her death was not being treated as suspicious and a file would be passed to the coroner in due course.
“Our thoughts are with the woman’s family at this time,” a spokesman for the force added.
The Rossendale and Pendle Mountain Rescue Team said they were on their way to assist when they received a call to stand down.
“Sad news that a body was found and our thoughts are with the casualties family and friends at this time,” a spokesman said.
BPMRT added: “All the teams pass on their thoughts to the family and friends.”