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Callouts 2015

Monday, 10 August 2015 12:41

Body on beach at Budleigh Salterton

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Body on beach at Budleigh Salterton

The team of volunteers were called at 20:50 last night Sunday 9th August to search for a high risk female in the area around Budleigh Salterton in East Devon.

Landrover Ambulance with a Police car behind that is semi obscured

The lady had been reported missing earlier in the day and a search involving the coastguard and Devon and Cornwall Police had taken place.

We continued searching specific areas around the town and the River Otter with our colleagues at North Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team until around 02:15am with no signs of the lady’s whereabouts.

We have been stood down for the time being whilst the Police continue with their enquiries.


Update from Devon & Cornwall Police 17th August 2015

Body found on beach, believed to be missing woman.

The body of a woman was found at Budleigh Salterton beach shortly before 6pm on Friday 14 August. The body was found not far from Steamer steps by a member of the public and is believed to be the missing person Jayne Brocklehurst. 48-year-old Jayne was last seen on Saturday 8 August in Budleigh Salterton. Formal identification has not yet taken place, but the family have been informed.

Our thoughts are with the lady’s family and friends.

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