Body found at Shotley Marina

AN investigation is under way today after the body of a yachtswoman was discovered in Shotley Marina.The discovery was made shortly before 9.30am yesterday.

AN investigation is under way today after the body of a yachtswoman was discovered in Shotley Marina.

The discovery was made shortly before 9.30am yesterday.

Holbrook coastguard were called in by police to assist with recovering the middle-aged woman's body from the water near the marina's pontoons.

Paramedics were also sent to the scene, but the woman was pronounced dead.

The Marine Accident Investigations Bureau has been informed.

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