Body is believed to be that of missing Patricia

Police searching for a missing Teesside woman have found a body.

Tuesday, 23rd August 2016, 1:58 pm
Updated Tuesday, 23rd August 2016, 3:04 pm
Patricia Kettlewell
Patricia Kettlewell

Cleveland police say the body of a woman was found in Guisborough Woods this morning.

While there has not yet been any formal identification, police believe it to be the body of Pat Kettlewell.

The 64-year-old, from Lingdale, has been missing since Saturday.

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Officers are supporting Pat’s family and our thoughts are with them at this difficult time.

A spokesman said: "We are still trying to trace a woman who was seen to help Pat to her feet after she had fallen over in Guisborough woods on Saturday 20th August at around 9am before walking with Pat towards Belmangate.

"The woman who helped her is described as being white, under 30, 5’8’’ with dark hair and she was walking a small dog.

"Police urge this woman to come forward as she may hold valuable information which could assist with enquiries."

Anyone else with information is asked to call Cleveland Police on 101.