Body Found In Missing Girl Tia Sharp’s Grandmother’s Home
Police searching for missing girl Tia Sharp have found a body in Christine Sharp’s (grandmother) home. Tia has been missing since Friday 3rd August. It is said that she left the house for the Whitgift shopping centre in Croydon at midday last Friday to buy flip-flops. She has been missing since.
Partner of Christine Sharp, Stuart Hazell (37) has been arrested on suspicion of murdering the 12-year old school girl.
A murder investigation has been launched. The family have been informed, and have yet to identify the body.
“The police have yet to formally confirm that the body is Tia’s, yet this devastating development will come as a huge blow to her family and the community in New Addington, all of whom have worked tirelessly to try to find her over the past week,” - Croydon Central MP Gavin Barwell
More on this story as it develops.