Kent

Body of woman found in sea at Broadstairs

The body of a woman has been recovered from the sea off the coast of Kent.

Police were called to Pier Approach, in Broadstairs, at about 0800 BST after a passer-by spotted the body in the water.

The Ramsgate lifeboat was scrambled and the area was cordoned off for three hours to allow it to be recovered.

Officers said investigations were continuing in order to identify the woman and to find out the circumstances surrounding her death.

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