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Body discovered on quiet Cornwall beach


Published by Emma Carton at 10:51am 18th December 2018. (Updated at 2:24pm 18th December 2018)

Police say the family of a missing woman have been told about a body found on a Cornish beach.

The discovery was made just before 11am on Saturday, at Polridmouth Cove near Fowey.

Officers say formal identification has not been carried out yet, but Joanna Aplin's next of kin are aware.

The 61-year-old, from Cadgwith in west Cornwall, has not been seen since the morning of 5th December.

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A body has been found on a quiet beach in Cornwall and the family of missing woman, Joanna Aplin, have been told

"Police were called at 10.45am on Saturday 15 December following reports of a body being located on the beach near Fowey.

"The body was located near Polridmouth and recovered.

"Whilst formal identification is yet to take place, the family of missing woman, Joanna Aplin, have been information of this development".

Devon and Cornwall Police

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