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Body found in search for missing junior doctor

Rose Polge went missing during her hospital shift two months ago Credit: PA

The body of junior doctor and former Southampton University student, Rose Polge, has been found in the sea off the Dorset coast.

The 25-year-old, who lived in Torbay, went missing during her hospital shift two months ago.

A police spokesman said: "On Friday the 1st April, a female body was recovered from the sea east of Portland Headland, Dorset.

"Police are currently working on the belief that the body is that of 25-year old missing person Rose Polge, from Torquay.

"Devon and Cornwall Police are working with Dorset Police and the Coroner’s Office on this matter, and await the results of the formal identification."