Police identify body found in South Shields pond

Police have identified the woman who was found dead in a pond in South Shields.

Monday, 21st November 2016, 9:09 am
Updated Monday, 21st November 2016, 12:26 pm
Police officers at the pond, Temple Park, South Shields, where a woman's body was found.

Though officers know her identity, it has not been released to the public.

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Police were called around 8am on Sunday morning over concerns a body was in a pond in Temple Memorial Park. Emergency services attended and the body of a woman was recovered.

Enquiries have been carried out and there is not believed to be any third party involvement in the death and a report will be prepared for the coroner.