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UPDATE: Woman's body found on Cornish beach identified

UPDATE: Woman's body found on Cornish beach identified

Published by Helen Down at 5:23pm 16th April 2019. (Updated at 10:00am 17th April 2019)

Police have identified a woman whose body was found on Perranporth beach.

The woman is not believed to be a UK national and officers are in the process of telling her family.

The death is currently being treated as unexplained.

No further details will be released until the next-of-kin have been informed.

A description of the woman was released by police in an attempt to identify her on Monday afternoon.

"Police have identified a woman whose body was found on Perranporth beach yesterday (Monday 15th April).

"The woman is not believed to be a UK national and officers are in the process of informing her next-of-kin.

"The death is currently being treated as unexplained.

"No further details will be released until the next-of-kin have been informed."

Devon and Cornwall Police

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