Body found in search for missing Helmsley woman Chelsea Allen

A body has been found in the search for missing woman Chelsea Allen.

Ms Allen, aged 31, from Helmsley, was reported missing last Sunday (June 26).

In the following days there was an extensive search, which involved the police and a mountain rescue team.

Officers discovered the body in woodland near Helmsley this morning (July 4).

A body has been found in the search for missing woman Chelsea Allen. North Yorkshire Police said officers believe it to be Ms Allen.

Although formal identification has not been confirmed at this stage, officers believe the body to be that of Chelsea Allen, North Yorkshire Police said.

The circumstances are currently not believed to be suspicious.