Quebec provincial police say it appears there are no criminal elements in the case of a missing St-Hyacinthe woman whose body was found Saturday morning.

Diane Ferron, 65, was last seen Wednesday at her home on Champêtre Street in St-Hyacinthe's Saint-Thomas-D'Aquin district.

The Sûreté du Québec say officers searching for Ferron found her body in a ditch just before noon Saturday.

She was found about one kilometre from her home.

Sgt. Claude Denis says there were no signs of violence on the body and that it was not clear how long it had been there.

Police are still waiting for medical autopsy results.