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Police confirm body is that of Jessica Blake

Jessica Blake who had been missing since Saturday Photo:

A body found in woodland has been identified as that of missing Jessica Blake, police confirmed on Monday.Officers in Beverley, East Yorkshire, said they are not treating the 14-year-old's death as suspicious.

A search involving police and RAF helicopters and police divers was launched when the teenager was reported missing on Saturday. Her body was discovered in a wooded area near Chester Avenue in the town just after 4pm on Sunday, Humberside police said.

Jessica, whom police said had left home in a "distressed" state of mind, had a paper round and was last seen carrying a yellow newspaper bag. Police found an abandoned bike but have not confirmed it belonged to her. A Humberside police spokeswoman said: "Our deepest sympathies go to the family and friends of Jessica."