A BODY of a woman was found in the River Coln at Bibury on Sunday morning.

Gloucestershire Police was called to the scene at the Swan Hotel in Bibury on Sunday, April 13 after reports that a 49-year-old woman believed to be from Swindon had drowned.

Next of kin has been informed as well as the Gloucestershire coronor.

It is understood that a dog walker found the woman's body and called the police.

One witness said that judging by the clothes she was wearing when found, the woman had been at a wedding.