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Landslide death woman named

A young woman who died after being buried by tonnes of rock following a landslide on a beach in Dorset was named today as Charlotte Blackman from Derbyshire. The incident took place at the Freshwater Beach holiday park at Burton Bradstock beach.

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Police: 'Landslide death was a tragic accident'

At approximately 9.40pm this evening search crews located a body at Burton Bradstock beach. The body is believed to be that of the 22-year-old woman reported missing earlier in the day following a landslide at the location. Next of kin have been informed. Family liaison officers are supporting the family and the coroner has been informed. At this time there are no further reports of missing people at the location and the search operation will be stood down.

It is believed the incident was a tragic accident and our thoughts are with the family of the victim at this very difficult time.

– A Dorset Police spokesman

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