Tragic end to search for missing Port aux Basques woman


The body of a missing woman from Port aux Basques has been located.


The 73-year-old female was reported missing on Saturday morning after her home was damaged by Hurricane Fiona.


RCMP officers located the body in the water shortly before 4:00 pm Sunday afternoon.


Police were assisted by the Canadian Coast Guard, as well as Stephenville and Barachois Search and Rescue teams.


The body is being transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for further examination.