Family Tribute: Joan Doherty

Family Tribute: Joan Doherty

On Wednesday 13th December 2017, a body of a woman was found in the Barrack Hill area of Newport by Gwent Police officers who was later formally identified as 72 year old Joan Doherty, who was reported as missing to Gwent Police on Sunday 10th December 2017.

The family have since paid the following tribute:

“The family of Joan Doherty wish to thank everyone in the community who helped to search and spread the word for their mums disappearance. 

“We are extremely grateful to the people who helped look for mum especially with the poor weather conditions.

“We have nothing but praise for all the efforts and phenomenal support from Gwent Police and the officers involved in the search operation.

“We are currently being supported by a Police Family Liaison Officer and would now like to be left alone to grieve as a family through this difficult time.”