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Staffordshire Police - Samantha Eastwood Enquiry

Investigation into the murder of Samantha Eastwood - can you help us?

Details of Incident

Staffordshire Police are investigating the murder of Samantha Eastwood. Samantha, a 28 year-old midwife from Stoke-on-Trent, went missing following finishing her night shift at 0745 on Friday 27th July at the Royal Stoke University Hospital. She did not turn up for her next night shift at 1900 hrs on the same day. 

Her body was discovered on Saturday, 4th August 2018 on land near to Caverswall, Stoke-on-Trent.

Did you see any suspicious activity or vehicles in Greenside Avenue on Friday?  Did you see Samantha's black vehicle, Volvo XC60 move?  Do you hold any dashcam footage for Greenside Avenue or streets in the immediate vicinity between 0730 on 27th July to 1000 on 28th July 2018?

Staffordshire Police are also appealing for information about a purse which is missing from her home.  The Radley purse, which has a blue, pink and orange striped dog on the front and is mainly pink inside has not been found since Samantha went missing last Friday (27th July).  Pictures of the purse can been seen by clicking the left and right arrows on the image above.

Contact Information

If you know anything about the above and would prefer to speak to the Police, please call us on 101 quoting incident 940 of 27 July 2018.

You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or online at