As part of the operation to find Alice Gross, search teams have last night, Tuesday, 30 September, found a body in the River Brent.
Officers have recovered the body from the water. The body has now been removed from the scene.
Alice’s family has been updated of this development.
Formal identification awaits and a post mortem examination will be scheduled in due course.
Commander Graham McNulty will make a statement outside New Scotland Yard in the morning, Wednesday, 1 October.
There will be no further details released prior to this statement.
We ask the media give Alice’s family and friends the privacy they require at this difficult time.