Police have now confirmed that a body found in West Yorkshire in the search for a missing woman from County Durham is that of Pamela Jackson from Chester-le-Street.
The 55-year-old was last seen at her home in The Crescent, Chester-le-Street on Saturday 2nd March and was officially reported missing the following Thursday, 7 March.
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