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13-year-old Amber Peat died as a result of hanging

Nottinghamshire Police have confirmed a body found in Mansfield is that of missing Amber Peat.

Post mortem tests showed the 13-year-old, who had not been seen since Saturday, died as a result of hanging.

Amber's mother Kelly and stepfather Danny paid tribute to their daughter saying: 'We will always remember Amber for her love of singing and dancing.'

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Body found in search for missing girl, 13

A body has been found by officers searching for missing 13-year-old girl Amber Peat.

Nottinghamshire Police said no formal identification had taken place, but said Amber's family had been informed.

Amber Peat was last seen on Saturda Credit: Nottinghamshire Police

Amber had not been seen since around 5.30pm on Saturday, when she walked out of her home in Mansfield after a row over chores.

Her father described her disappearance as "out of character".

Officers were tonight at the scene in Mansfield where the body was discovered.

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