POLICE searching for missing Newport teenager, Nida Naseer have confirmed a body has been found this morning.

Gwent Police were called by a member of the public to the Newport Wetlands site on West Nash Road at 10am where the body was discovered.

A spokeswoman for Gwent Police told the Argus: “We were called to the Gwent Wetlands site on West Nash Road at 10am this morning where a body was discovered. It has yet to be identified.

“The death is being treated as unexplained and a post-mortem examination is due to take place.

“Nida’s family has been informed that a body has been discovered and we continue to give them support. We have told the family that the body has yet to be identified.”

Miss Naseer, 19, vanished wearing no shoes and no coat outside her Linton Street home in Pill after putting out bins on December 28 at 8pm.