The inquest opens later into the death of a 55-year-old grandmother from Chester-le-Street.
The body of Pamela Jackson was found after a two month search for her on moorland near Mytholmroyd.
Her former boyfriend, 50-year-old Adrian Muir from Halifax, has been charged with her murder.
Tests are being carried out on a woman's body found on moorland near Cragg Vale in Calderdale to determine if it's missing grandmother Pamela Jackson, who disappeared from home in Durham two months ago. A man's been charged with her murder.
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
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.
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.
There are unconfirmed reports that police searching for missing grandmother Pamela Jackson from County Durham have found a body at Cragg Vale in Calderdale.
A man from West Yorkshire has been charged with the murder of a grandmother even though her body hasn't yet been found. Adrian Muir, who's 50 and from Halifax, appeared before magistrates this afternoon as the search for his girlfriend continued in County Durham.
From Chester-le-Street Kenny Toal reports.
More than fifty officers are continuing to search for a missing grandmother from County Durham.
55-year-old Pamela Jackson, also known as Cris or Crissie, has not been seen since Saturday 2 March and was reported missing by one of her sons when he became seriously concerned for her welfare.
A man from Halifax, 50-year-old Adrian Muir, has appeared in court charged with her murder.
Anyone with information is being asked to contact Durham Police by calling 101, or by ringing Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.
A 50-year-old man has appeared in court after the disappearance of his County Durham partner and said "I haven't murdered anybody".
Adrian Muir appeared at Consett Magistrates' Court charged with murdering 55-year-old Pamela Jackson between March 2 and March 8 in Chester-le-Street.
A team of 40 officers are still searching for Mrs Jackson, who was reported missing by one of her three sons on Thursday.
When the clerk read out the charge, Muir, in a blue sweatshirt and with his hands clasped behind his back, replied from behind the glass dock: "I haven't murdered anybody."
No formal pleas were entered and he was remanded in custody to appear before a judge at Newcastle Crown Court on Wednesday.
Muir, from Halifax in West Yorkshire, had no fixed address, the court heard.
Pamela, also known as Cris or Crissie, does not drive and does not work due to health issues.
- 5 feet tall
- Slim build
- Very long black hair - usually straightened
- Black rose tattoo on her upper right arm
- Large Celtic-style letters on her upper left arm
- Usually wears vintage-style clothing with rings and costume jewellery
A man has been charged with the murder of Pamela Jackson, who has been missing for more than a week. Adrian Muir from Halifax, West Yorkshire, is due to appear before magistrates in Consett.
Ms Jackson from Chester-le-Street was reported missing by her son and was last seen on 2nd March. Durham Police officers are continuing to search for her.