Missing woman's body found

North Yorkshire Police have confirmed that a body found over the weekend is that of missing York woman Sheila Sykes.

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Police searching for missing York woman find a body

North Yorkshire Police say they have found a body in the woods where they were searching for a missing 73 year old woman. Sheila Sykes vanished from her home in Dunnington in York on Friday night.

Search teams have spent the weekend combing nearby Hagg Woods following information they received after a public appeal. Just before 6 o clock tonight, they confirmed that a woman's body has been found, however it has not yet been identified.

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