Police attended an address on the Strand in Bude at around 6.15pm last night (15 November) and located the body of a body of a woman who was declared deceased at the scene. Bude’s local social media did mention police cars and ambulances at the scene in the vicinity of The Globe.
The family of Tracey Hancocks, the 51-year-old woman who was reported missing from Bideford on Thursday morning, were made aware of this development.
Formal identification has yet to have taken place and police are not currently treating this death as suspicious. However, Tracey’s daughter had put out a heartfelt response on Facebook when her Mum went missing and wrote again yesterday about her Mum’s difficult struggle with bipolar disorder. Our thoughts go out to the family in these sad circumstances.