NORTH Wales Police have sadly confirmed a woman's body has been found in the search for a missing person.

Local officers and experts from the North West Underwater Search Team looking for missing person Lucy Charles from Bangor on Dee, have recovered the body of a woman from the river.

Chief Inspector Stephen Roberts said: "Formal identification is yet to take place, but Lucy's family have been informed, and are being supported by specialist officers.

"The local coroner has also been informed. My thoughts are with Lucy's family and friends at this difficult time."

Lucy went missing on December, 22 last year.

There has been an ongoing investigation into her disappearance.