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Police and fire investigations are continuing into a fatal explosion in Oxford. Now the name of a victim has been released.
Police searching the site of the explosion in Oxford on Tuesday say they have found human remains. Officers began a brick by brick search of the rubble this morning. The housing association A2 Dominion says staff are saddened to learn of the discovery and offered support to other residents. Here's our report from Mary Stanley.
Human remains have been found at the site of an explosion in Osney Mead in Oxford.
A search of the area around Gibbs Crescent started at 10am this morning - the human remains this afternoon.
The process of recovering the deceased person is under way.
Emergency services were called to the area on Tuesday afternoon to reports of an explosion, a fire and the collapse of a property.
On Thursday Thames Valley Police issued a public appeal for Guido Schuette, aged 48, who was unaccounted for and was believed to have died during the incident.
His family has been informed of the latest development today and are continuing to be offered support from officers.
Gibbs Crescent will remain closed until further notice.
A roundup of the day's events at the scene of a major explosion at Osney mead in Oxford. Thames Valley Police have issued a photograph of a man who is missing, believed dead. Investigations continue into the cause of the fire. Residents who have been made to leave the area in an evacuation have been waiting to hear about access to their homes.
Our reporter Mary Stanley spoke to ITV Meridian presenters Fred Dinenage and Sangeeta Bhabra.
The police and fire services in Oxford have held a press conference to share the latest information about the explosion at a housing complex at Osney Mead.
A resident who was unaccounted for in the aftermath, has been named as Guido Schuette aged 48. He is described as 6ft tall, of a heavy build, with short grey hair and blue eyes. He is believed to walk with a limp and uses a crutch as well. His family have been informed and Thames Valley Police have issued a statement.
Police say one person is still unaccounted for after an explosion in which a building collapsed in Osney Mead in Oxford on Tuesday 14th January.
Search teams are continuing to scour the rubble of a block of flats in Oxford after an explosion caused homes to collapse - leaving a scene of devastation.
Police say one person is still missing - and their investigations are going to take several days.
Thames Valley Police have held a press conference after the Oxford explosion. One person is unaccounted for. This person's family is receiving all possible support.
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