POLICE have confirmed that a missing Oxfordshire woman has died. 

Barbara, whose last name has not been released, went missing from West Oxfordshire on Wednesday (May 22). 

She was last seen near Cogges Manor Farm in Witney, heading towards Langel Common at around 6pm.

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However, the body of a woman was discovered in meadow land near to Newland Mill, Witney, on Friday evening (May 24).

Although formal identification is yet to have taken place, police believe the body to be that of Barbara, 32.

Her next of kin has been informed and are being supported.

In a statement released today (May 25), police wrote: "We would ask media and members of the public to delete our appeals and photos of Barbara, out of respect for her family please."