Missing 12 year old girl

Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of missing Tia Sharp, who is 12.

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Latest Police statement: Officers want to speak with Stuart Hazell

A murder enquiry has been launched after a body was found at 20 The Lindens, New Addington, following a search of the property this afternoon. Enquiries are also underway to establish the identity of the body.

A post mortem will be held in due course.

We are seeking to find Stuart Hazell to be interviewed in connection with this case. He should not be approached and if seen people should call 999 immediately.

There have been no arrests in connection with this investigation at this time.

The family of Tia Sharp has been informed of the discovery.

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