Body found identified as Jayden Parkinson

Police have confirmed that a body found in a grave in Didcot in Oxfordshire is that of missing teenager Jayden Parkinson. Ben Blakeley has been charged with her murder.

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'Recent and unauthorised disturbance' at grave site

Police investigating the disappearance of Jayden Parkinson have said there is evidence of a "recent and unauthorised disturbance" at a grave site in All Saints' Church in Didcot, Oxfordshire.

Detective Chief Superintendent Andrew Murray said forensic scientists had begun the "difficult process" of securing evidence at the grave site, in a cemetery close to where Jayden was last seen in Didcot.

Detective Chief Superintendent Andy Murray speaking at the scene. Credit: ITV News

He said the family of the person the grave belongs to has been informed.

Detectives are in constant contact with Jayden's family as the examination of the grave, which could take a number of days, progresses.

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