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East Yorkshire Teen's Body Found

Humberside police

7:24am 28th August 2012

Police say a body found in woodland has been identified as that of missing East Yorkshire teen Jessica Blake.

14 year old Jessica was reported missing on Saturday.

She was said to have left her Beverley home in a distressed state.

A major search involving Humberside Police, RAF helicopters and police divers, was launched.

But her body was found in woodland on Sunday afternoon.

Officers say they're not treating the schoolgirl's death as suspicious.

Humberside Police Official Statement

Police were called at around 16.09hrs on Sunday 26th August 2012 following the discovery of a body of a girl in a wooded area off Chester Avenue in Beverley.

Police are at the scene and have cordoned off Chester Avenue.

The identification of the body has not yet been carried out, however the family of mising 14 year old Jessica Blake have been made aware and are being supported by specially trained officers.

There are not thought to be any suspicious circumstances following the discovery of the body of the girl.

Police have been made aware of a message being posted on social networking sites that man has been arrested in connection with the discovery.

Police can confirm that no arrests have been made.

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