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Pamela Jackson's body found

Police have confirmed that a body found in West Yorkshire during the search for a missing woman from County Durham is that of 55 year old Pamela Jackson from Chester-le-Street.

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Detectives at "scene of preservation" following discovery of body

West Yorkshire Police work at the scene where a body was discovered this afternoon Credit: ITV News

Police are working at the scene where a body was discovered during the search for missing 55 year old County Durham woman Pamela Jackson. Durham Police say the body was found in the Turvin Road area, nine miles from the West Yorkshire town of Halifax this afternoon.

Mrs Jackson has been missing from her home in Chester-le-Street since March 2nd. Despite numerous police appeals, there's been no trace of the grandmother. Police say formal identification of the body is yet to take place and the location where it was found is now a "scene of preservation".

Mrs Jackson's partner, 50 year old Adrian Muir from Halifax, is currently on remand charged with her murder.

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