UPDATE: Woman’s body found

Police launch investigation.

Police have launched an investigation following the discovery of a body near Lyme Regis.

Lyme Regis RNLI lifeboat crew were launched and recovered the body of a woman following reports by the coastguard of a body in the water off Chesil Beach at 6.20pm on September 26.

Police are looking into the circumstances and are trying to identify the woman.