Throughout today there has been a large police presence at the church, with forensic teams unloading equipment from vehicles and carrying it into the cemetery where a meticulous and careful search has been carried out.
The teenager, who had recently moved to Oxford, was last seen leaving Didcot railway station at 4.27pm on the day of her disappearance. Officers had previously appealed for information about a man seen struggling with a suitcase just outside the village of Upton, at about 2am on Monday December 9.
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Thursday evening's weather for the west of the region
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