found washed up on Burnham-On-Sea beach
have confirmed that a body was found washed up on Burnham-On-Sea's
beach on Saturday morning (December 8th).
beach walker made the grim discovery next to the jetty mid-morning,
prompting police to seal off the area, as pictured here.
Ian Kennett from Burnham Police told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "I
can confirm that a body of an adult was found on the beach, but
it is too early to confirm whether it was male or female."
to identify the body have begun and checks of missing people records
is understood the body had been in the water some time before
it was washed up.
sealed off the area and investigated the scene for around an hour
before removing a body bag.
weeks ago, Burnham-On-Sea.com reported here
that a pensioner had gone missing although there are no indications
at this stage that the two incidents are linked.
Police on Burnham's jetty on Saturday (photos: Roger Burgess)