Body discovered on North Devon beach

09:50 24 October 2012

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The Coastguard made the discovery during a search for a missing woman from Wiltshire.

A BODY has been discovered in a cove near Lee Abbey in the early hours this morning (Wed).

The coastguard made the discovery at Jenni’s Cove at 3.15am and alerted the police.

The search and rescue helicopter from RMB Chivenor was also involved in the search.

The coastguard has been deployed to assist with the recovery of the body today.

No formal identification has taken place yet but the body is believed to be that of a 65-year-old woman from Wiltshire who was reported missing.

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