The family of missing woman from Ryde have been informed of a body discovered in Sussex.
Officers from Hampshire Constabulary were told about the find yesterday (Saturday).
The family of missing 42-year-old Joanna Orpin have been informed of the body which was found on the shore in Bosham.
As Isle of Wight Radio has been reporting since her disappearance, Joanna was last seen by her family at around 7am on Tuesday (13) at her home address in Ryde.
The person is yet to be formally identified and at this time, police are treating the death as ‘unexplained’.
Islanders are asked to respect the privacy of Joanna’s family.