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At about 2.15pm this afternoon, Friday 2nd November 2012 Cheshire Police were alerted to the discovery of human remains by an off duty Cheshire Police officer walking the banks of the River Dee in Ferry Lane, Higher Ferry, Chester.


North Wales Police Search Team Officers deployed near by in the continuing search for Catherine Gowing have been alerted to the discovery and coordinated the response and recovery.


The human remains have been recovered and the immediate scene secured pending a forensic examination and further detailed search.  The human remains will be subject of a post mortem and forensic examination to determine formal identification.


No further information is available at this time.