Published Friday, 02 November 2012
Catherine Gowing was last seen on 12 October. (© PA)
North Wales Police have been searching for Catherine Gowing, 37 and originally from Co Offaly, since she was reported missing on Monday 15 October.
A police spokesperson said the remains were found by an off-duty police officer close to the River Dee in Higher Ferry, Chester.
On Wednesday, search team officers discovered human remains in a shallow pool within a field in Sealand, Deeside.
Ms Gowing was last seen on Friday 12 October at a supermarket near her home in New Brighton, Flintshire, north Wales.
A 46-year old man, from Gynnedd, also in north Wales, has since been charged with her murder.
Clive Sharp, of no fixed address, has been remanded in custody until 7 January when he is due to enter his plea.