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Woman dies after cliff fall in South Shields

30 Oct 2016 18:00 PM

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A woman has died after falling from cliffs in South Shields.

At 3:31pm on Sunday, October 30, police received a call expressing concern for a woman on the wrong side of the barriers at Marsden Grotto.

Police, fire and coastguard services attended and tried to speak to the woman, however she fell from the cliffs and into the sea.

She was recovered from the water and taken to hospital. Despite paramedics best efforts she was sadly pronounced dead.

Enquiries are ongoing into her death.

Her identity is not yet known at this stage.

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