Honors were numerous for a woman found dead after disappearing near her home.
Thea Newton, 29, was reported missing yesterday, sparking a police search in Warrington, her hometown.
Later in the day, police discovered a body believed to be Thea while searching a country lane known as the Trans Pennine Trail.
Thea was followed on Instagram by reality TV stars such as former Love Island contestants Davide Sanclimenti and Natalia Zoppa.
Heartbroken friends have now described Thea as “wonderful” in heartfelt tributes.
Thea worked at Absolute Fitness in Clitheroe and her friend Alex told it Liverpool Echo: “I’ve known Thea for a long time and always saw her in the gym.
“She was great dealing with my brother who has moderate special needs and keeping an eye on him.
“Thea was a wonderful person and I think of her close friends and family. It was a big shock for all of us.”
Abbie Walker said: “It is heartbreaking that another young life has passed far too soon.”
One person commented: “So sad such a beautiful young lady, my thoughts are with her family and friends.”
Another person said: “It is an absolutely heartbreaking hope that Thea finds peace in Heaven…My condolences go out to all her heartbroken family and friends, especially her parents.”
A spokesman for Cheshire Police said: “Search teams searching for missing woman Thea Newton, 29, have unfortunately found a body.”
“It is believed that Thea and her next of kin have been informed.
“There are no suspicious circumstances and a file is being prepared for the coroner.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 1573599.