A body has been found in the search for missing woman Katie Foulds.
Police were called around 5.30 pm on April 19 to reports a body had been found at the docks at Bootle, Merseyside.
A Home Office post mortem was conducted to help identify the body and initially proved inconclusive. However, following further tests, Police have today (27.04.2021) sadly confirmed that the body found is Katie, 22, who went missing from home in Blackburn on February 10 and was seen later that day in St Anne’s.
The death is not being treated as suspicious.
Katie’s family have been informed and are being supported by trained officers
These are very sad and tragic circumstances and our thoughts remain with the family at this most difficult time.
Posting on Facebook, Katie’s mother, Rachel Foulds has thanked everyone for their support and expressed her gratitude to those who have looked for her daughter. She said: ‘I just want to thank everyone for their loving support and kind wishes throughout this sorrowful time, especially those who went looking for her when she first went missing. RIP Katie.’