A BODY has been found in the search for a missing woman.

Police teamed up with the coastguard in the hunt for missing Alison Milchem, of Chandler's Ford, after she disappeared at about 10am on Friday.

Areas being searched yesterday included riverbanks between Hamble and Lee-on-the-Solent.

A Hampshire Constabulary statement says: "The body was discovered in the area of Knapp Woods in Romsey.

"The family of 62-year-old Alison Milchem have been informed.

"Formal identification procedures are ongoing.

"The death is not being treated as suspicious."