Essex backpacker found dead in New Zealand

22-year-old Grace Millane from Wickford in Essex went missing in New Zealand on Saturday 1 December 2018. She was on a year-long backpacking tour.

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Prayers and Prime Ministerial apology for backpacker's family

Grace Millane (22) from Essex was found dead near Auckland in New Zealand.

There has been an emotional apology from New Zealand's Prime Minister to the family of an Essex backpacker found dead near Auckland.

Grace Millane from Wickford disappeared over a week ago. The 22-year-old was on a round the world trip.

As police revealed they'd found her body and charged a man with murder, prayers were said back home in her local community.

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