A body has been found in the search for a missing mother-of-four. Sorrelle Bamford, 38, was reported missing at 9.55am on Tuesday and was last seen in Crawcrook, Tyne and Wear. A police statement said: “Following two days of searches in the nearby area, the body of a woman has been found near to the River Tyne in Wylam this afternoon. “Formal identification is yet to take place, but police do believe the woman may be Sorrelle.”, as reported by Chronicle Live. Superintendent Peter Bent, who has been leading the search, said: “We have had a large number of officers deployed across the area since Sorrelle’s disappearance. “There has been a great response from our public appeals and I want to thank everyone who has shared the appeals in the media or on social media. “Sadly we discovered the body of a woman this afternoon and, although formal identification is yet to take place, we do believe that the woman may be Sorrelle. “This is awful news for her family and we will continue to support them at this difficult time and we would ask the public to respect their privacy.” A police presence will remain near to the location where the body was discovered and officers will continue to carry out enquiries this evening.