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Last Updated: Sunday, 30 September 2007, 11:57 GMT 12:57 UK
Body found in missing woman hunt
Kelly Hyde
Kelly Hyde was walking her dog when she was last seen
Police searching for a 24-year-old woman who disappeared while walking her dog three days ago have found a body.

A major operation was mounted to look for Kelly Hyde, who was last seen on Thursday after leaving her car at a garage in Tycroes, Carmarthenshire.

Dyfed-Powys Police said the body was discovered at about 1120 BST, but there had not yet been a positive identification.

Ms Hyde, of Ammanford, works part-time at a Wetherspoon's pub in Llanelli.

Her parents and Dyfed-Powys Police appealed for information amid fears she may have fallen while out walking.

Police said forensic examinations were being carried out at the scene.

Ms Hyde left her red Rover car at the Brynteg garage in Pontarddulais Road, Tycroes, at about 0900 BST on Thursday.

Police searching for Kelly Hyde
Police have been carrying out a major search for Kelly Hyde

She was walking her black and tan whippet, Scrappy, and heading towards Ammanford, through the old coal washeries area.

Earlier, Chief Insp Ian John said the discovery of Scrappy nearby on Friday added to their concern as she was "devoted" to her dog.

Police asked anyone who might have seen her on the busy main road early on Thursday, or at any time after that, to get in touch.

Ms Hyde is white, 5ft 2in, slim with light brown/blonde hair worn in a bob style and was wearing a black puffa jacket with a fur collar hood.

Ms Hyde grew up in Cwmgwili and moved to Pantyffynon, Ammanford, to share a home with two friends six months ago.

Anyone with information or who may have seen her since Thursday morning is asked to contact police on 0845 330 2000.

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