Body found on Dorset coast believed to be that of missing junior doctor

PUBLISHED: 11:27 12 April 2016 | UPDATED: 11:27 12 April 2016


Police are working on theory that the victim was Rose Polge, 25, who disappeared on February 12.

A body recovered from the sea east of Portland, is believe to be that of missing junior doctor Rose Polge.

Devon and Cornwall Police are working with Dorset Police and the Coroner’s Office and await the results of a formal identification.

Ms Polge, aged 25 and from Torquay, has been missing since February 12. Her car was discovered near Anstey’s Cove, in Torquay, a shingle beach backed by hillside with thick woodland.

In a joint statement her family and boyfriend said: “We appreciate the continued love and support that we have been receiving. We do understand the reasons for the media interest, however, we would like to ask for privacy following this tragic news and while we await confirmation of identification.”

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