Body found in hunt for missing South Yorkshire teenager

Police seaching for a missing South Yorkshire teenager say they have found a body.

Wednesday, 11th August 2021, 4:00 pm

Officers who have been searching for the missing 15-year-old who they have named only as Angelica issued a statement this afternoon confirming a body had been discovered, but not yet formally identified.

They said: “Formal ID is yet to take place but it is believed to be Angelica. Her family have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers at this time.

"The death is not being treated as suspicious. Thank you to everybody that shared our appeal it is very much appreciated.”

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Angelica was last seen at about 11pm yesterday at her home address in the Hyde Park area of Doncaster.

She was reported missing, and police said earlier that they were now becoming increasingly concerned for Angelica's welfare and wanted to speak to anybody who may have seen her.

Her surname has not been released due to new South Yorkshire Police protocols.

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