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Lidia Pascale search: Body of woman found in bin

Lidia Pascale Image copyright WEST MIDLANDS POLICE
Image caption Lidia Pascale has been in the UK for about a year

Police searching for a missing woman have found a woman's body in a wheelie bin.

Lidia Pascale, 26, originally from Romania, but living at addresses in Smethwick and Foleshill, was last seen on 19 November.

Two men have already been charged with her murder.

Officers and dog handlers have been searching part of West Bromwich and confirmed the body of a woman had been found in Hope Street.

Ch Supt Mark Payne, from West Midlands Police, said identification was at an early stage and that officers were continuing to liaise with Lidia's family.

An area around Hope Street has been cordoned off to allow forensics officers to search the scene.

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