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MISSING WOMAN’S BODY FOUND IN SEA

20130401-103706.jpgUPDATED: The body of a woman in her 50s, who was reported missing last night, has been discovered floating in the sea just off of a Shanklin beach this morning.

Concerned relatives alerted Police about their worries for the woman’s safety late last night.

Her car was later found at a notorious suicide spot, Culver Cliff, at around 02:00.

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The woman’s body was discovered floating in the sea at around 07:00 this morning and was recovered by specialist teams.

The Sandown-Shanklin Revetment has since reopened after it was closed for a short period.

UPDATED 12:00 THURSDAY: The identity of the woman found on Monday has been confirmed as Sharon Louise Barker, also known as Sharon Attrill, 53, of Joseph’s Way, Shanklin.

A post mortem concluded her cause of death was multiple fractures and injuries.

There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding her death.

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The inquest was adjourned to a date to be fixed.

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