At about 2.15pm ... Cheshire Police were alerted to the discovery of human remains by an off duty Cheshire Police officer walking the banks of the River Dee in Ferry Lane, Higher Ferry, Chester.
North Wales Police Search Team Officers deployed near by in the continuing search for Catherine Gowing have been alerted to the discovery and coordinated the response and recovery.
The human remains have been recovered and the immediate scene secured pending a forensic examination and further detailed search.
The human remains will be subject of a post mortem and forensic examination ...
Human remains found on the banks of a river have been identified as those of missing vet Catherine Gowing, police said. The remains were found near the River Dee in Higher Ferry, Chester, on Friday.