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Police continue to investigate after body found at Torquay seafront

The road has reopened but part of the pavement is cordoned off. Credit: ITV West Country

Devon and Cornwall Police are still trying to identify a woman whose body they found at Torquay seafront.

Police say they are still investigating the circumstances of the death.

The seafront road was closed earlier this morning but has now been reopened.

Police, ambulance and HM Coastguard were called to Torquay Seafront at 6.30am today [8 September] following the discovery of the body of a female in the sea.

The female has been recovered from the sea. She was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Enquiries are ongoing to establish the identity of the female.

– Devon and Cornwall Police

Woman's body pulled from sea at Torquay

Police have cordoned off a section of the seafront. Credit: PA

The body of a woman has been pulled from the sea at Torquay seafront.

The main seafront road was closed by police early this morning.

The road has since been reopened but the pavement remains closed off.

Police have confirmed that a woman's body had been found.

The Torbay inshore lifeboat and coastguard search and rescue are also involved in the operation.

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Britain's Got Talent auditions head to Torquay

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Britain's Got Talent auditions will be taking place in Torquay today, Wednesday 9 August, for a second year.

Locals are invited to show off their talent for a chance to get onto the big stage on the hit ITV show.

Auditions are set to begin at 6pm at the Cinnabar Pub, with under 16s only being allowed to participate if they are accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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