RNLI recover body close to Tyne piers

The body of a woman has been pulled from the mouth of the Tyne at South Shields.

The woman, who was in her 40s, was flown to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle.

The RNLI says there were no signs of life.

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Investigation after body recovered from sea

RNLI recover body from Tyne Credit: RNLI

Police on Tyneside are investigating after a woman's body was recovered from the sea in South Shields.

The alarm was raised by the Coastguard at 12:37pm on Wednesday, January 22.

Police want anyone who may have seen a woman near to the edge of the South Tyne pier to contact them.

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