Post mortem on woman's body to take place

Police cordon close to UEA Board Credit: Lauren Hall

Norfolk Police have said a post mortem examination is to take place this evening on the body of a woman found in a university lake.

Police were called to the University of East Anglia, in Norwich this morning. A local angler spotted a body floating face-down in the water.

Officers were immediately dispatched to the scene along with colleagues from the fire service and ambulance and the body of a woman was recovered from the water shortly before 9.30am this morning Thursday 1 August 2013.

Investigations are continuing to determine the identity of the deceased however officers can confirm she is not believed to be a missing person from Norfolk.

The woman was discovered as wearing what has been described by detectives as 'day wear'. No further description is available at this time.


Body found in university lake

A body has been found in a lake in the grounds of the University of East Anglia in Norwich.