The following press release has just been issued by West Midland Police, in regard to the appeal for missing Bloxwich lady Susan Whiting – I make no comment upon it and ask readers to take care and be respectful on social media regarding the matter.
There is coverage at the Express & Star here.
West Midlands Police wrote in their press release:
Police searching for missing Walsall woman find body
Wednesday 19 August 2015
Detectives searching for missing Walsall woman Susan Whiting have found a body at a house in Walsall.
The body was found yesterday (Monday 18 August) at a house in Heather Close, Bloxwich where officers were searching for the missing woman.
The body is yet to be formally identified and a post mortem will take place in due course to establish the cause of death, which at present is being treated as suspicious.
The house in Heather Close remains cordoned off while forensic experts examine the property and officers are conducting house to house enquiries.
A man and a woman have been arrested on suspicion of murder.
The 34-year-old man and 35-year-old woman, both local to the area, are in custody and being questioned by detectives.
Meanwhile the death has been referred to the IPCC as is a matter of course when a missing person is found deceased.
Anyone with information which they think may assist the investigation is asked to call Force CID on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.