Jayden Parkinson: Body Found in All Saints Church Yard Confirmed to be Missing Teen

December 20, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

Jayden Parkinson is dead, police said, after tests performed on a body discovered recently buried in a church yard confirmed that the body was the missing teen.

Parkinson, 17, went missing on December 3.

Ben Blakeley, 22, Parkinson’s former partner, has been charged with her murder, reported the Mirror.

Blakeley is due to appear in a plea hearing on March 17, 2014.

Another unidentified 17-year-old has been charged with perverting justice by assisting with disposal of the body.

Parkinson’s family has been informed of the discovery, police said.

A number of leads have been and are being pursued by detectives, including witnesses saying a man was spotted with a suitcase outside the village of Upton on December 9 in the early morning, and the same man being spotted in Didcot about an hour and a half later, around 3:30 a.m.

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