Body found in sea off Tenerife in search for missing woman with Sheffield connectionsÂ

A body has been found in the sea off Tenerife by a search party looking for a missing woman who has connections to Sheffield.Â

Tuesday, 4th December 2018, 6:53 pm
Updated Tuesday, 4th December 2018, 7:05 pm
Amy Gerard.

Amy Louise Gerard, aged 28, was last seen outside the Irish Molly Malone bar in Puerto de la Cruz in the early hours of Friday, November 30.

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The Lucie Blackman Trust, which supports Brits in crisis abroad, said Amy had been celebrating a friend's birthday when she went missing.

Amy's sister, Chloe, from Sheffield, has flown to Tenerife with their mum to help with the search.

Police on the island today confirmed a woman's body has been found in the sea off the coast.

Formal identification has not yet taken place. 

Officers also said the search operation for Amy has now been called off.