Body parts found in river in Bradford woman search

Image caption, Suzanne Blamires was last seen on Friday

Police searching for a missing West Yorkshire woman have recovered body parts from a river.

Suzanne Blamires, 36 and from Bradford, worked as a prostitute and has not been seen since last Friday.

The human remains, which have not yet been identified, were found in the River Aire at Dockfield Road, Shipley, on Tuesday. The area has been sealed.

A 40-year-old man arrested over the disappearance of Miss Blamires on Monday remains in custody.

Officers and police divers are continuing to search the area where the parts were found.

Image caption, Police search teams remained at the scene on Tuesday night

West Yorkshire Police are also investigating the disappearance of Shelley Armitage, 31, from Bradford.

Miss Armitage worked as a prostitute in the city and was last seen on 26 April.

Inquiries also continue over the disappearance of Susan Rushworth, 43, who also worked as a prostitute and was last seen near her home in the Manningham area of Bradford on 22 June last year.

The force also continues to investigate the murder of Rebecca Hall, 19, who worked as a prostitute in the city and was killed in 2001.

West Yorkshire Police said there was no evidence to link these cases to the discovery of the remains which were recovered from the River Aire.

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