OFFICERS searching for missing Swindon woman Julie Peters have found a body in Gloucester.

The body was found shortly after midday yesterday (Thursday May 14) in the canal near Kaskelot Way in the Monkmill Dock area.

Whilst formal identification has not yet taken place, police have informed Julie's next of kin and the coroner.

The death of the woman is being treated as non-suspicious.

Julie, 55, from Hamble Road, Swindon, was last seen at her home address on Tuesday May 5 2015.