BREAKING NEWS: Woman’s body found in River Tyne off South Shields pier

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THE body of a woman has been discovered in the waters off the pier of South Shields.

The coastguard were alerted to the find by fishermen at about 1pm today.

The woman, believed to be in her 40s, was recovered by helicopter and flown to Newcastle’s Royal Victoria Infirmary.

An investigation into the identity of the woman and where she is from has now been launched by police.


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