Leeds & West Yorkshire

Body find is Gemma Simpson missing from Leeds since 2000

Gemma Simpson in 2000 Image copyright wy police
Image caption Gemma Simpson was 23 when she went missing in May 2000

Human remains found at Brimham Rocks in North Yorkshire have been confirmed as those of a woman who went missing 14 years ago.

Gemma Simpson, from Leeds, was 23 when she was last seen in the Harehills area on 5 May 2000.

Last month, Martin Bell, 44, of St Leonard's Crescent, Scarborough, was charged with her murder.

Det Ch Insp Adrian Taylor of West Yorkshire Police said: "Gemma's family have been informed."

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