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.

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Body found in university lake

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