The family of an elderly woman found dead in Port Hills expresses gratitude to those who found her.

Police on Monday formally identified the body found in Port Hills as Shirley Warrington, who had been missing since early July.

Shirley Warrington.

Shirley Warrington.
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The 85-year-old’s death is not considered suspicious and police will continue to question the coroner.

In a statement, her family said they were relieved she had been found and wanted to thank those who helped find her.

A Facebook page – Shirley’s Search – was set up to help coordinate ongoing searches.

The family says the care people have given will always be appreciated.


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