Body Found In New Forest River

Detectives in the New Forest are investigating the death of a woman whose body has been found in a river.

Police were called this morning (Wednesday 5 June) to the water near the Balmer Lawn Hotel on Lyndhurst Road in Brockenhurst.

The body of the woman, who is white and middle aged with short dark hair, was found at 9.14am by an Aldershot man, 37, who was walking in the area.

A red jacket and a pair of black flat women's shoes were found on the river bank.

Police are continuing their efforts to identify the woman.

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