A woman has been found dead after she left her car when she was dumped on the side of the road, and her body was found to be “fox-eaten.”
The 55-year-old, as yet unidentified, wandered away from her car while waiting for AA before Christmas.
Police found her body in Monkton, Ayrshire, Scotland, and claimed that wildlife was partly eaten by her.
It is thought that her car was torn down in the middle of December and called for roadside assistance.
An Airdrie woman, who later took a stroll while she waited for the nearby fields.
His car was found on December 18 and an investigation into the missing persons was launched.
The next day, police used sniper dogs to locate her body near where she had left her car.
Police believe the fox or badger may have caused the moulting and the death is not considered suspicious.
A source told The Daily Record: “They phoned AA to try and help.
“But instead of waiting with the vehicle, she came out and cut the fields.
“She’s dead as she goes through the fields.”
A Police Scotland spokesman said: “Police were called to report a possible abandoned Citroen car that was found on an unclassified road near Moncton at around 11.20pm on Saturday 18 December.
“Officers were in attendance and initial investigations failed to locate the registered keeper and the authorities began investigating the missing person.
“At about 4.55pm on Sunday, December 19, officers were searching for the missing 55-year-old woman and found the corpse in the field about a mile from where the car was found.
“The death is not considered suspicious and the report has been submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.”