Police hunting for missing 16-year-old girl find body in disused warehouse

Kianna Patton went missing on Wednesday, sparking a search by police (Picture: Dyfed Powys Police)

Police in Wales searching for a missing teenager have found a body in a disused warehouse.

Kianna Patton was last seen on Wednesday at around 3pm in Pembroke Dock, Pembrokeshire.

Her disappearance sparked a huge search and on Friday police confirmed that they had found a body at a derelict building in the rown.

Dyfed Powys Police said: “A female body has been discovered at a derelict building in Pembroke Dock today (October 24).

“The discovery was made during the search for missing 16-year-old Kianna Patton. Formal identification is yet to take place however next of kin have been made aware of this.”

They said the body was found at around 4.45pm on Thursday (October 24). The coroner has been informed, the force added.

The warehouse is reportedly less than a mile from Kianna’s home.

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Her father Pilgrim, who now lives in Germany, told The Sun: "Police confirmed to me that my daughter’s body was found today.

“She was only 16 years old. I have no answers as to why. I will never have answers. I don’t think any of us will.

“We, I, cannot begin to even understand what they are going through. And I have no words.”