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28 May 2013, 05:54
Police looking for a missing woman from County Durham have found a body.
55 year old Pamela Jackson - who had three sons and four grandchildren, vanished from her home in Chester-le-Street in March.
Durham Police have confirmed a woman's body was found on the moors between Halifax and Rochdale, in West Yorkshire, but it has not yet been formally identified.
Ms Jackson's partner, 50 year old Adrian Muir, from Sowerby Bridge in West Yorkshire, has appeared in court charged with her murder and is due back at Newcastle Crown Court on June 11th.
A force spokeswoman said:
"Police searching for Pamela Jackson, missing from her Chester-le-Street home, have, within the last couple of hours found the body of a woman in West Yorkshire.
The woman's body was found in the Turvin Road area, about nine miles from Halifax.
No formal identification has been made at this stage.''
Ms Jackson was reported missing from her home in Chester-le-Street on March 7th.