…By Lola Smith for TDPel Media.
In the ongoing search for 24-year-old Shannon Canning, who disappeared last Friday, police have made a grim discovery.
A body was found in the River Lune near Halton, prompting authorities to believe it may be Shannon.
While formal identification is pending, officials have notified Shannon’s family about the heartbreaking development.
Search Efforts and Discovery
After Shannon failed to show up for work at a local bar as usual, an extensive search was initiated in the Lancaster area.
Yesterday, at approximately 4:20 pm, the police received reports of a body found in the River Lune near Halton.
Specialized search teams were dispatched to the location, and it has been confirmed that the body recovered is that of a woman.
Impact on the Community
Shannon’s absence from her workplace, Tipple Bar in the town center, raised concerns among her colleagues.
Devastated by the recent news, the bar has announced its temporary closure.
In a statement, they requested privacy and understanding from the public during this difficult time.
The bar’s management expressed their thoughts and support for Shannon’s family.
Appeals and Uncharacteristic Disappearance
Authorities had previously made appeals for information, as Shannon’s disappearance was considered out of character.
The sudden turn of events has left her family, friends, and the community devastated.
Lancashire Police spokesperson confirmed the sad development and extended condolences to Shannon’s family.
While formal identification is yet to be carried out, the focus is on providing support to Shannon’s family and conducting further investigations.
Lancashire Police will continue their efforts to determine the circumstances surrounding Shannon’s disappearance and subsequent tragic discovery.
The community remains in shock and mourning over the loss of Shannon, as they come to terms with the devastating outcome of the search.