Zara Broughton
Zara Broughton

A body believed to be that of missing 28-year-old Zara Broughton has been found on a beach in Dorset.

She disappeared after last being seen at an address in Winbourne on Thursday 30 May.

Her family said she did not have any money or her mobile telephone with her.

Two days later, her black Renault Clio was found in Durdle Door campsite.

Officers from Dorset Police and the Coastguard rescue helicopter scoured the area from Bowleaze Cove to Lulworth in a search, and missing posters were put up in car parks and beauty spots along the coast.

A police spokeswoman said: "At 2.01pm Dorset Police received a report that a body had been found on the beach at Durdle Door.

"The coroner has been informed but no formal identification has yet taken place.

"Officers attended and it is believed the body is that of 28-year-old Zara Broughton."

Following the discovery, Inspector Bob Jacobs of Dorset Police said: "Her family have asked for privacy at this difficult time."