Missing student, found dead in woods two days after vanishing in wake of her miscarriage and struggles with lockdown

Missing student, 24, found dead in woods two days after vanishing in wake of her miscarriage and struggles with lockdown. A student Identitied as Zantanna Hall, who went missing after suffering series of tragedies including a recent miscarriage and the brutal death of her father, has been found dead.


Zantanna, 24, was found dead in woodland area around Mortal Ash Hill, near Scunthorpe, after being missing for two days last month. 

She was due to graduate in social care at Lincoln University later this year. Her mother Sharon said she will receive the degree in her memory.

Zantanna’s father, Andy Hall, was brutally killed in September 2004 after being struck with a heavy piece of wood outside of his home. She was just seven-years-old at the time.

Her grandmother, Camille Searby had died from a brain tumour in 2017 after being cared for by Zantanna.   


Her mother, Sharon, commented: ‘We were always best friends. We enjoyed our holidays. 

She added: ‘I am so lucky to have had such a beautiful and amazing daughter for 24 years


‘She was such a loving and giving soul. Nothing was too much and if anyone was feeling upset she would always be there to put her arm around them,’ Sharon added.


‘She had lots of friends from Frederick Gough School and spent most of her time with cousins Crystal and Kiara. She enjoyed horse riding too.’

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