Body found in search for missing Amble woman

Police officers searching for missing Amble woman Rosemarie O'Keefe found a woman's body in the Amble area in the early hours of this morning.

News from Northumbria Police
News from Northumbria Police

Although not yet formally identified, officers believe it may be Rosemarie. A Northumbria Police statement added: 'Our thoughts are with her family and friends at this time.'

The 88-year-old, who has dementia, was last seen around 3:30pm yesterday, walking on the A1068 from Amble towards Warkworth.