Body recovered following landslip in Dorset

The body of a woman has been found at the scene of a huge landslip in Dorset. It follows a major rescue operation at Freshwater Beach in Burton Bradstock after tonnes of rock came crashing down from the cliffs.

The body is believed to be that of a 22 year old woman who was reported missing following the landslide. Visitors to West Dorset are being advised to avoid beaches with a cliff backdrop because of the risk of more landslides. More on this story.

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Burton Bradstock Landslide

Inquest takes place today into death of a woman crushed by rocks at Burton Bradstock, Dorset.