Police hunting for woman find body in National Trust nature reserve

Police hunting for woman, 24, who has been missing for two weeks find body in National Trust nature reserve

  • Bethany Edwards, 24, was reported missing by her family two weeks ago
  • Police issued appeal to find 5ft 6in blonde who had links to Northampton
  • Officers found a body at Sharpenhoe Nature Reserve in Bedfordshire on Friday
  • Formal identification is yet to occur, but Bethany’s family have been informed

Police hunting for a woman who was reported missing by her family two weeks ago have found a body at a National Trust beauty spot.

Bedfordshire Police issued an appeal to find Bethany Edwards, 24, on Friday, saying she had links to Stewartby and Northampton.

Officers described her as 5ft 6in and blonde, told of their concern for Bethany’s welfare, and asked anyone with information to get in touch.  

Bedfordshire Police issued an appeal to find Bethany Edwards, 24, on Friday, saying she had links to Stewartby and Northampton

Tragically, police have confirmed they found a body at Sharpenhoe Nature Reserve in Bedfordshire on Friday – just hours after their appeal for help

Tragically, police have confirmed they found a body at Sharpenhoe Nature Reserve in Bedfordshire on Friday – just hours after their appeal for help. 

Police said a formal identification has not taken place yet, but Bethany’s family have been informed of the discovery.

The force did not say if they are treating the death as suspicious.

Bedfordshire Police have been contacted for further information.   

Police said a formal identification of the body found at Sharpenhoe Nature Reserve has not taken place yet, but Bethany’s family have been informed of the discovery

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