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Woman’s body recovered on Staithes coast

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Police were called to reports of a body in the sea off the coast of Staithes yesterday.

Officers attended and Lifeboat crews recovered a woman’s body at around 2pm.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene and her body was taken to a nearby hospital.

Enquiries are ongoing to formally identify her and her death is not being treated as suspicious.

 

Last modified: August 27, 2019