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A body found in a river has been identified as missing mother-of-two Nicola Bulley, police have said.
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The body was found on Sunday morning in the River Wyre in Lancashire, around a mile from where the 45-year-old mortgage adviser was last seen.

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Nicola Bulley: Latest updates after body found in River Wyre

Key Events

  • Body found in river is missing mother Nicola Bulley, confirm police
  • Nicola’s family issue statement: “We will never be able to comprehend what Nikki had gone through in her last moments”

Lancashire Post Editor Nicola Adam at the scene in St Michael’s on Wyre

Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Andrew Snowden

Police searching the River Wyre earlier today

Police searching the River Wyre where a body was foundPolice searching the River Wyre where a body was found
Police searching the River Wyre where a body was found

From SGI’s Peter Faulding

A mile from the bench

The body recovered was around a mile from the scene of the bench where Nicola Bulley’s mobile phone was found and dog Willow was running around

Body yet to be formally identified

A missing poster at the scene of today’s search in St Michael’s on Wyre

Officers at the scene in St Michael's on Wyre

Officers at the scene in St Michael’s On WyreOfficers at the scene in St Michael’s On Wyre
Officers at the scene in St Michael’s On Wyre

The recovery of a body has come 23 days since Nicola went missing during a riverside dog walk on January 27, and a huge search has been underway ever since.