Somerset

Police try to identify body found on Somerset beach

Body discovered on the beach at Burnham-on-Sea
Image caption The unidentified body was discovered on the beach at Burnham-on-Sea

Police are trying to establish the identity of a person whose body was found on a beach in Somerset.

The unidentified body was discovered at about 10:00 GMT on Saturday on the beach at Burnham-on-Sea, by a member of the public.

Avon and Somerset Police said they were trying to identify the body but could not yet say if it was male or female.

A post-mortem examination is due to take place later.

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