|Missing school girl Alice Gross who's body was found in River Brent.|
of Alice was found in River Brent.She had been missing for almost one moth.The missing schools girl's investigation had said to have involved one of the largest group of officers in the Metropolitan Police history.
Her parents have been informed about the found body.
Alice, 14, has not been seen since she was last caught on CCTV cameras walking across Brentfort lock on the Grand Union Canal, West London a month ago.
Scotland Yard announced early today that a body had been discovered in the River Brent.
A spokesman said: “Officers have recovered the body from the water. The body has now been removed from the scene.
“Formal identification awaits and a post mortem will be scheduled in due course.”
A further update was expected later today.
He added: “We ask the media to give Alice’s family and friends the privacy they require at this difficult time.”
More than three hundred officers from over a dozen forces across the country have been involved in the hunt for Alice.
Yellow ribbons have adorned homes and railings in west London where officers have conducted a finger tip search for clues.
The prime suspect in the case is Arnis Zalkalns, 41, a convicted Latvian killer who has not been seen since Alice disappeared from her home in Hanwell, West London.
Zalkalns was jailed for seven years in Latvia for stabbing his wife Rudite, 22, in the heart and burying her body 17 years ago.
The Met said that the hunt for Alice was their biggest search operation since the 7/7 terror attacks in London in 2005. They had been searching along the River Brent since last week.
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