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Body named as mother of abandoned boy

POLICE confirmed yesterday that a body found in the River Thames at Rainham, Essex, last Friday was that of a woman who disappeared last month.

Jackie Isaacs, 31, vanished on St Valentine's Day after leaving her 21- month-old son naked on the banks of the river at Thurrock yacht club. Joey was found later that day, and is now being looked after by relatives.A post-mortem examination on Mrs Isaacs will be carried out later this week.