Body confirmed as missing woman

Police searching for missing South Shields woman Pauline Whitfield have found a body on the coast at Marsden in South Shields.

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Body found on coast at Marsden is missing Pauline Whitfield

Pauline Whitfield was from South Shields.

Police have identified the body found on the coast at Marsden in South Shields as Pauline Whitfield.

The 63-year-old was from the town. Her body was discovered yesterday, September 5.

She had not been seen since last Thursday evening when she failed to return home after going to the Mecca Bingo in the town.

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