Body found in river is missing 11-year-old girl Ursula Keogh

A body found in a river in West Yorkshire is that of missing schoolgirl Ursula Keogh, police have confirmed.

Officers are trying to work out the "full circumstances" of her death after she was discovered on Monday in the River Calder at Paris Gates in Halifax.

Police had launched an appeal to find the 11-year-old, who was last seen on Monday afternoon.

In a statement, West Yorkshire Police said: "Following the discovery of a body in the Hebble Brook at Paris Gates in Halifax yesterday (22 January), police can confirm that 11-year-old Ursula Keogh was found deceased.

"Police are working to establish the full circumstances and will prepare a file for the coroner.

"Her family are being supported by specialist officers and have requested for privacy at this extremely difficult time."

The force earlier said: "Inquiries will remain ongoing to determine a cause of the death, however, at this stage, it is not believed there are any suspicious circumstances."

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