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Body found in search for Aileen Rourke

Police looking for a missing woman last seen in Blackpool, have found a body.

Aileen Rourke, 74, was last seen around 10am on Thursday 8th November in the Lytham Road area of Blackpool.

A woman’s body was found on the beach at Walney Nature Reserve in Milnthorpe, Cumbria on 16th November.

The body has been identified as Aileen Rourke. Her death is not being treated as suspicious and a file has been passed to the coroner.

Our thoughts are with Aileen’s family and friends at this extremely sad and difficult time.

Thank you to everyone who took the time to share our appeals.

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