The former neighbours of missing Rania Alayed have spoken of their shock to hear that she may have been murdered after moving to the North West earlier this year.
She has not been seen since June and police now believe her body may be buried beside the A19 near Thirsk. Friends living close to Rania's former home in Norton on Teesside said they were horrified.
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