Jayden Parkinson murder inquiry - Thames Valley Police update

Thames Valley Police have released this statement concerning the missing teenager, Jayden Parkinson.

Thames Valley Police can confirm we have found a body in a recently disturbed grave in the cemetery of All Saints Church, Didcot. The body is believed to be that of missing teenager Jayden Parkinson.

A formal identification has yet to take place. Officers and forensic scientists will continue to work at the cemetery throughout the night and into the next day.

Jayden’s family has been informed and is being supported by specially trained officers. Our thoughts are with them at this extremely difficult and distressing time.

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Body formally identified as missing Jayden

Detectives investigating the disappearance of Jayden Parkinson, aged 17, from Oxford are holding a press conference. They are expected to reveal updates on the murder investigation launched after she went missing earlier this month.