Missing woman's body found in River Tyne

22 Mar 2016 14:30 PM

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At 12:23pm on Tuesday, March 22, police received a report that a body had been seen in the River Tyne at the Quayside.

The body was recovered from the water and although not yet formally identified we believe it is missing woman Margaret MacDermott.

Margaret, who was 50 and from Bolbec Road in Fenham, was reported missing to police on Saturday February 13.

Margaret's family have been informed and a report is being prepared for the coroner.

Our thoughts are with her family and friends at this time.


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