Missing 11 year old Ursula Keogh was found dead in a stream on Monday night.
Police have confirmed that a body found in a stream is that of a missing 11 year old girl from Halifax.
It was discovered in the Hebble Brook at Paris Gates in the town on Monday evening.
Ursula Keogh was reported missing at about 3.45pm on Monday 22nd January and was last seen alive walking across North Bridge.
In a statement, West Yorkshire Police said: "Police are working to establish the full circumstances and will prepare a file for the coroner.
Her family are being supported by specialist officers and have requested for privacy at this extremely difficult time."