Body found on moorland

There are unconfirmed reports that police searching for missing grandmother Pamela Jackson have found a body on remote moorland in West Yorkshire.

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Police searching for a grandmother missing for more than two months have found a woman's body in Calderdale .Police have sealed off an area of moorland four miles from Mytholmroyd.

Detectives have been looking for Pamela Jackson. A man's already been charged with her murder.Chris Kiddey reports

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Detectives at "scene of preservation" following discovery of body

West Yorkshire Police work at the scene where a body was discovered this afternoon Credit: ITV News

Police are working at the scene where a body was discovered during the search for missing 55 year old County Durham woman Pamela Jackson. Durham Police say the body was found in the Turvin Road area, nine miles from the West Yorkshire town of Halifax this afternoon.

Mrs Jackson has been missing from her home in Chester-le-Street since March 2nd. Despite numerous police appeals, there's been no trace of the grandmother. Police say formal identification of the body is yet to take place and the location where it was found is now a "scene of preservation".

Mrs Jackson's partner, 50 year old Adrian Muir from Halifax, is currently on remand charged with her murder.

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Reports: Body found in search for missing Pamela Jackson

Pamela Jackson went missing in March Credit: Durham Police

Detectives searching for missing County Durham grandmother Pamela Jackson have cordoned off a road in West Yorkshire where it is believed they have found a body. Teams of officers had been combing the area as part of their investigation which was launched when the 55 year old vanished on March 2nd.

There are unconfirmed reports that the discovery was made yesterday close to the B6138 Blackstone Road near Calderdale. Durham Police have released few details so far, however they've confirmed that there is a "scene of preservation" in the Calderdale area.

Pamela Jackson lived in Chester le Street. She had three sons and four grandchildren. Her partner Adrian Muir from Halifax has been charged with her murder.

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