Police hunting for missing 12-year-old Tia Sharp have found a body at her grandmother's house. Scotland Yard say a murder inquiry has been launched following a search of the property this afternoon.
Police are also looking for Tia's grandmother's partner Stuart Hazell and warn the public not to approach him.
– MET POLICE
We are seeking to find Stuart Hazel to be interviewed in connection with this case. He should not be approached and if seen people should call 999 immediately. There have been no arrests in connection with this investigation at this time. The family of Tia Sharp has been informed of the discovery.
Police have not formally identified the body and a post mortem will be carried out.