Emergency services were called to at 12.07pm on Thursday 24 March to a report of a body being seen in the water off the coast of Folkestone.

Officers attended along with RNLI, Coastguard and Border Force and a woman was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Formal identification has not yet taken place, however the family of a 63-year-old woman who was reported missing on Wednesday 23 March have been informed.

The death is not being treated as suspicious and a report will be prepared for the coroner.

By Ed

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