Police have found the body of a missing 17-year-old girl in the Peak District two days after she went missing from her home.
A body believed to be missing was found Saturday night in Birch Vale, near New Mills, according to a statement from Derbyshire Police.
Police confirmed that Amy’s family had been notified and said formal identification of the body had yet to take place.
The circumstances surrounding her death are not considered suspicious, Derbyshire police said.
In Birch Vale, near New Mills, a body believed to be missing, teenage Amy Hall (17) (pictured) was found Saturday night, according to a statement from Derbyshire Police.
Amy, 17, was reported missing on Thursday from her home in Hayfield, Derbyshire. CCTV footage taken at 1pm appeared to show her walking out her front door for the last time
The 17-year-old was reported missing on Thursday from her home in Hayfield, Derbyshire.
Amy had left home at 1 p.m., while CCTV footage shared on social media appeared to show the teen walking out her front door for the last time.
Other footage appeared to show Amy exiting the May Queen field and walking to Wood Lane, before heading towards the Sett Valley Trail near her home in Hayfield.
A statement from Derbyshire Police said: ‘The body of a suspected missing teenager Amy Hall has been found in the Birch Vale area, near New Mills.
Amy’s family has been notified and our thoughts are with them at this time.
“The 17-year-old has yet to be formally identified, officers are preparing a coroner’s file and there are no suspicious circumstances.”
Police confirmed that Amy’s family had been notified and said formal identification of the body had yet to take place. Pictured left and right: Amy Hall
Footage appeared to show Amy leaving May Queen pitch and walking to Wood Lane, before heading towards the Sett Valley Trail, near her home in Hayfield
Thousands of people paid tribute to the teen on a Facebook page set up when she disappeared, which has now been renamed RIP Amy Hall.
A message from Nicky Hall, believed to be Amy’s mother, was shared on the group, where the mother shared the news of Amy’s death and thanked everyone for their support.
The heartbroken mother wrote: ‘I can’t believe I’m saying this, but I feel I have to do it because of people organizing searches and posters.
Amy Hall’s body was found earlier when she died. Sorry for telling people this way.
“Thank you so much for everything everyone has done. Nicky Hall Amy’s mother xxx’
One person who claimed to be a friend of Amy paid tribute to the 17-year-old, writing: ‘Rip Amy, I know we became friends for a short time, I was lucky enough to have met you.
“I will always remember our smile at work on Sundays. Condolences to your loss Amy’s family and friends x’
In response to Nicky’s post, one woman wrote: Poor Amy, I’m heartbroken for you Nicky.
“I’m so, so sorry that you have to go through something so tragic. Take good care of yourself and your family. xx’
Another said, “My deepest condolences to Amy’s friends and family. I am very sorry for your pain and loss. xx’
Thousands of people paid tribute to the teen (pictured) on a Facebook page set up when she disappeared, which has now been renamed RIP Amy Hall
A message from Nicky Hall, believed to be Amy’s mother, was shared on the Facebook page, where the mother shared the news of Amy’s death and thanked everyone for their support.
And a third wrote: ‘This is absolutely heartbreaking to hear, I was so hoping it would be a different outcome. Sending lots of love to Amy’s family and thinking of you all”
While a fourth commented: “I’m sorry to hear this… we’ve been walking different routes every day since Thursday in hopes of finding her…
‘my heart is with Amy’s family at this incredibly sad time, I’m sorry’
A fifth said, ‘Rest in peace, beautiful young lady. Condolences’
Another wrote: ‘Through all the searching we always hoped she would turn up alive and well, we are just heartbroken for you Nicky and Gareth.
“We’re all here for all of you. Everything you need.’
A Derbyshire Police spokesperson previously issued a call when Amy went missing and said: “We are increasingly concerned for her well-being and as well as officers looking for her, we are now asking for the public’s help.
“Amy was last seen wearing black leggings, a dark blue jacket, white Nike sneakers, and was wearing a nude or beige over the shoulder bag.”