Shropshire teenager Georgia Williams died of 'pressure to neck'

Georgia Williams
Image caption Georgia Williams is the daughter of a West Mercia Police detective

Shropshire teenager Georgia Williams died of pressure being applied to her neck, post-mortem tests have shown.

Police confirmed a body found in woods near Wrexham is that of Georgia, 17, who went missing from her home in Telford Road, Wellington, on 26 May.

Jamie Reynolds, 22, from Avondale Road, Wellington, earlier appeared via videolink at Stafford Crown Court charged with her murder.

He was remanded in custody and will reappear in court on 6 September.

Georgia's body was found in woodland off the Nant-y-Garth pass on Friday. She was identified by dental records.

West Mercia Police said they believe she died between 20:00 and 21:00 BST on 26 May.

Image caption Police are trying to trace Georgia's belongings

An inquest into the teenager's death has been opened and adjourned to a later date.

Police are still trying to locate Georgia's polka dot satchel, a make-up bag, a white Samsung Galaxy Y phone and items of her clothing.

Det Supt Adrian McGee said: "Although the investigation has progressed quite quickly over the past few days, there is still a lot of work for us to do."

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