A body has been found in the search for a 38-year-old woman who was reported missing from a west Suffolk town three days ago.

Erin Hunnisett, from Mildenhall, was reported missing on New Year's Eve, Suffolk police said.

She was last seen at about 8am in Brandon Road in Mildenhall.

On Tuesday afternoon, Suffolk police urged residents living in Brandon Road or surrounding streets that had CCTV or a smart doorbell to check their footage on the evening she went missing.

Suffolk Lowland Search and Rescue was also assisting in the search for Ms Hunnisett.

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Suffolk police has now confirmed a body was found by search teams in an area north of Brandon Road in the town shortly after 12pm on Wednesday.

Eastern Daily Press: Erin Hunnisett was reported missing on New Year's EveErin Hunnisett was reported missing on New Year's Eve (Image: Suffolk police)

Police are treating the death as unexplained but do not currently believe there are any suspicious circumstances.

The body is yet to be formally identified but the family of Ms Hunnisett has been informed.

A file will be prepared for the coroner in due course.