Police have confirmed the body found in Sutton Mill dam is that of missing mum Jennifer Hayman.
Officers made the discovery of the body at around 6pm on Thursday.
A spokesman said: “Merseyside Police can confirm the woman found dead in Sutton Mill dam yesterday (Thursday August 13) has been formally identified as Jennifer Hayman, 36, from St Helens.
“Her family have been informed.”
Following a post mortem carried out this afternoon (Friday August 14), Mrs Hayman’s death is being treated as unexplained and is not thought to be suspicious.
The matter has now been referred to the coroner.
Jenniferwas last seen by her husband when she left her home in Ridgewood Drive, Sutton, at 4pm on Sunday, August 9.
Her disappearance was described as “out of character”.