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