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Police identify woman found dead on Cornish beach

Police identify woman found dead on Cornish beach

Published by Emma Carton at 7:10am 4th October 2019. (Updated at 10:01am 4th October 2019)

A woman found dead on a beach in west Cornwall has been identified.

The casualty was discovered on the rocks at Perranuthnoe near Marazion.

Police, paramedics and Coastguards were scrambled on Tuesday afternoon.

Officers have confirmed the death is not being treated as suspicious.

Devon and Cornwall Police have confirmed the woman was 80-years-old and from Penzance.

"Police were called at 12.25pm on 1st October following concern for the welfare of a woman located on rocks at Perranuthnoe Beach in Penzance.

"On arrival, officers located the woman deceased.

"Police have identified the woman and her next of kin have been informed.

"The woman was aged 80 and from Penzance.

"The death is not believed suspicious".

Devon and Cornwall Police

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