Pamela Jackson went missing at the beginning of March and police have since charged the 55-year-old's partner Adrian Muir with her murder, although no body has been found.
Her family have been continuing to appeal for any information that might help find their elder sister.
You can watch the full report form our correspondent Gregg Easteal below..
Police searching for missing Chester-le-Street woman, Pamela Jackson have admitted there is little realistic chance she is still alive.
Ms Jackson, 55, was last seen just over a month ago on the evening of Saturday, March 2 at the home she shared with her son, Joe.
Her partner, Adrian Muir, has appeared at court charged with her murder.