Can you help police identify woman found on South West beach?

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(Last Updated On: April 15, 2019)

Devon and Cornwall police have appealed to the public to help them identify a woman whose body was found on the beach at Perranporth this morning, Monday 15th April.

Police were called to the beach just before 7am after the woman’s body was discovered by dog walkers.

Police have released a description of the woman in hopes of identifying her. The death is currently being treated as unexplained.

Detective Constable Simon Murray, of Truro CID, said: “Just before 7am on Monday 15 April 2019, police were called to Perranporth beach after dog walkers discovered the body of a deceased female along the waterline.  Police are still trying to identify this female.

“She is described as a white female, aged in her late 20s to mid-30s, between 5ft 4in and 5ft 6in tall and of average build.  She has shoulder-length dark brown hair and has several tattoos; a large Celtic-type tattoo on her right thigh and a date in Roman numerals on her ankle.”

Police and ambulance were called to the beach shortly before 7am. On arrival, a woman was located deceased at the scene. Searches of the beach have been carried out by police and the coastguard.

Anyone with information is urged to call 101, or email 101@dc.police.uk, quoting enquiry number EN/5586/19

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