'No suspicious circumstances' after body found in search for missing Petra Srncova

12 December 2021, 19:15 | Updated: 13 December 2021, 09:38

Ms Srncova has been missing since December 3
Ms Srncova has been missing since December 3. Picture: Metropolitan Police

By Will Taylor

The Metropolitan Police have said they do not believe there are any suspicious circumstances after a body was found in the search for missing senior nurse assistant Petra Srncova.

In a statement, the Met said: "At approximately 11:40hrs on Sunday, 12 December police were called by a member of the public to reports of the body of a woman that had been found in Brunswick Park, SE5.

"Officers attended and found a woman who was deceased. Her death is being treated as unexplained but initial enquiries suggest the circumstances are not suspicious. A post-mortem examination will take place in due course.

"While formal identification awaits, Petra’s family have been informed of this development."

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Ms Srncova was last seen leaving her job on November 28. A concerned colleague had reported her missing.

Her family in the Czech Republic confirmed they had not heard from her.

Police had arrested a man in connection with her disappearance. He was released on bail on Sunday.