Police were called at 10.45am on Saturday 15 December following reports of a body being located on the beach near Fowey.
The body was located near Polridmouth and recovered.
Whilst formal identification is yet to take place, the family of a
Joanna, a 61-year-old woman missing from her Helston home, was last seen at home in the Cadgwith area around 7 am on 5th December.
Police carried out land and coastal searches around Helston and the Lizard areas in conjunction with HM Coastguard teams and helicopter, the police helicopter plus the Lizard Lifeboat.
Her vehicle was located at Coverack.