washed up in Burnham is named as missing Monmouth woman
have identifed the body washed up on Burnham-On-Sea beach earlier
this month as a missing lady from Wales.
have confirmed she is 49-year-old Maureen McMeeking, who went
missing from the Monmouth area on October 23rd.
beach walker found the body washed up next to Burnham jetty at
around 10am on Saturday December 8th, prompting police to seal
off the area as they investigated the discovery.
post mortem last week confirmed the body was a woman and, on Monday,
police said the identity had been confirmed.
said Ms McMeeking's family have been kept fully informed and Gwent
Police have been liaising with Avon and Somerset Police and the
in Wales issued an appeal to try and find her in October without
any sightings being made.
her handbag, purse and mobile phone were later found near to the
River Monnow in the town.
Top, a photo of Maureen McMeeking issued by police when she went
missing and, above, Burnham jetty when her body was found