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Concerns grow for missing 19-year-old from Alfreton

19-year-old Joseph Taylor has been missing from Alfreton since April 27th 2014 Credit: Derbyshire Police

Derbyshire Police are appealing for help to find an Alfreton teenager who has been missing for over two months.

19-year-old Joseph Taylor was last seen at home on April 27th earlier this year and his family are growing increasingly concerned for his welfare.

Joseph has links with Ripley, but is thought to have travelled to either Ollerton or Mansfield.

He is described as 6ft 6in tall, stocky, with blonde hair and youthful looks.

Police continue to question pair over woman's murder

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Detectives continue to question man and woman on suspicion of the murder of 80-yr-old Cynthia Beamond from Halesowen.http://t.co/xlcYjIiJi9

Detectives are continuing to question a man and a woman in connection with the murder of an 80-year-old woman from Halesowen.

Cynthia Beamond was found at her home on Friday. A post-mortem examination revealed she died as a result of head injuries suffered during a violent attack.

A 32-year-old man and a 24-year-old woman are still being questioned by detectives, who have until Thursday (3 July) to charge or release the pair.

Read more: Police find murdered pensioner's missing car

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Police find murdered pensioner's missing car

Cynthia Beamond was found with severe head injuries at her home in Halesowen on Sunday Credit: West Midlands Police

Police have recovered the car of a pensioner who was found murdered at her home in Halesowen on Sunday.

A post-mortem examination revealed 80-year-old Cynthia Beamond died as a result of head injuries suffered during a violent attack.

Mrs Beamond's missing Vauxhall Astra has been found in Druids Heath Credit: West Midlands Police

Her T registration Vauxhall Astra went missing from her home, but was found in Druids Heath in Birmingham just before 3pm yesterday following a report from a member of the public.

The car has now been recovered and is currently being thoroughly examined. The police are still asking for help to establish the car’s movements since Friday lunchtime until yesterday afternoon.

A 32-year-old man and a 24-year-old woman are being questioned by detectives, who have until Thursday (3 July) to charge or release the pair.

Read: Extra time for police to question two people over Halesowen pensioner murder

Extra time for police to question two people over Halesowen pensioner murder

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Detectives investigating the death of Cynthia Beamond in #Halesowen have been granted extra time to question man and woman over her murder.

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Police now have until Wed morning to continue questioning man, 32, and woman, 23, in connection with Cynthia's death. http://t.co/u26kh4z8eo

Continued appeals for help to find dead woman's car

Police continue to appeal for help to find the car that belongs to an 80-year-old woman who was found dead in her home in Halesowen.

Cynthia Beamond's body was found yesterday.

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Police: Time taken to hide body of dead pensioner

Police have said somebody has taken time, and gone to some lengths to hide the body of a pensioner who was found dead at her home in Halesowen yesterday.

80-year-old Cynthia Beamond was last seen on Friday.

Detective Superintendent Mark Payne said the police were exploring why someone might have taken care to hide the body.

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Police searching for pensioner's car after body found

Police are still searching for the car of a pensioner after she was found dead at an address in Halesowen yesterday evening.

Cynthis Beamond was last seen on Friday 27 June, and the body of the 80-year-old was found at her Howley Grange address on Sunday.

Two people have been arrested, but police are still trying to trace the victim's car, and a number of other items missing from her house including a television and a laptop.

The car is a silver Vauxhall Astra, with the registration T419 MDA.

A post mortem examination is underway to determine what caused Mrs Beamond's death.

Cynthia was a very independent lady, who lived on her own. We continue to support Cynthia’s family at this time and they have been kept fully updated of these developments.

– Detective Superintendent Mark Payne

House cordoned off where pensioner's body discovered

Police searches of the address were sparked after the 80-year-old was reported missing.
Police searches of the address were sparked after the 80-year-old was reported missing. Credit: ITV News Central

Detectives are continuing to investigate the death of pensioner Cynthia Beamond whose body was discovered at her house in Halesowen.

Police searches of the address were sparked after the 80-year-old was reported missing.

Two people were arrested yesterday on suspicion of her murder.

The 32-year-old man and 23-year-old woman are still being held.

Read: Two held after police find body of pensioner aged 80

Two people were arrested yesterday on suspicion of her murder.
Two people were arrested yesterday on suspicion of her murder. Credit: ITV News Central
Cynthia Beamond's body was discovered at her house in Halesowen.
Cynthia Beamond's body was discovered at her house in Halesowen. Credit: ITV News Central
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Two held after police find body of pensioner aged 80

Detectives have found the body of pensioner Cynthia Beamond after searching her address in Halesowen in the Black Country. Police searches of the address were sparked after the 80-year-old was reported missing.

Two people are being held by detectives this evening on suspicion of her murder; a 32-year-old man and a 23-year-old woman.

Mrs Beamond's property has been searched by specialist officers in a bid to preserve as much evidence as possible.

We continue to support Cynthia's family at this time and they have been kept fully updated of these developments.

– Detective Superintendent Tim Bacon

The body is yet to be formally identified and a post mortem will be carried out at the earliest opportunity. Police continue to appeal for information to find Mrs Beamond's car, a silver Vauxhall Astra registration T419 MDA.

Police searching for missing 80-year-old from Halesowen

Police are searching for a missing pensioner from Halesowen who has not been seen since yesterday.

Cynthia Beamond, aged 80 and from Howley Grange, was last seen late yesterday morning.

Cynthia Beamond Credit: West Midlands Police

She is described as white, 5ft 5ins tall, medium build, with grey short curly hair.

Police are appealing for help to find her car - a silver Vauxhall Astra 1.6 with the registration number T419 MDA.

Police are searching for Cynthia's car - number plate T419 MDA Credit: West Midlands Police

Detective Inspector Jim Munro, from Force CID, said: “We are growing concerned for Cynthia’s welfare and from speaking to her family her disappearance is completely out of character."

“She is a very independent lady and she lives on her own, we are hoping that by tracing her car we will also find Cynthia.”

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