Body found in search of Mackenzie Crook’s missing sister-in-law

Police searching for Laurel Aldridge, the sister-in-law of The Office star Mackenzie Crook, found a body. The 62-year-old woman was reported missing from her home in the village of Walberton, near Arundel in West Sussex, on February 14.

She was last seen at Slindon Cricket Club about two and a half miles away. On Saturday, a Sussex Police spokesperson issued a tragic update.

The force said a body had been found in the Tortington Lane area of ​​Arundel. He added that Laurel’s family had been informed and were seeking to formally identify the person.

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Crook, who is also known for his roles in Pirates of the Caribbean, The Detectorists and Worzel Gummidge, had made public appeals to find his wife’s older sister. He said her disappearance was “agonizing” for the family.

Speaking on Good Morning Britain on Tuesday, the actor said his family were “clinging to a straw” but remained “resolute and determined” to find Ms Aldridge. He said he had seen “nothing but determination and stoicism” from the family during the search.

Office star Mackenzie Crook(Image: AP)

“Everyone has come together and is motivated to try to get Laurel back safely,” he said. “Right now, everyone is holding back her emotions, I’m sure there will be a time for that later, but right now everyone is very determined and motivated.


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