A body has been found in the River Thames in Thamesmead in the search for a missing woman. 

Suma Begum, 24, was reported missing from her home on Orchard Place in Tower Hamlets on April 30. 

Metropolitan Police received a call from a member of the public about a body in the water on Wednesday morning (May 10). 

The body is yet to be formally identified but Ms Begum’s family have been informed. 

Her husband Aminan Rahman, who is 45, has been charged with her murder. 

He appeared at the Old Bailey on Tuesday (May 9) and is due to give a plea on July 25.