Police were informed at around 12:40pm on Wednesday the 28th December that a body had been discovered in the water in Paignton Harbour.
Lifeboat and coastguard attended the scene and recovered the body of a woman in her 70’s; she was pronounced deceased at the scene shortly after.
Formal identification has yet to have taken place but police are not treating this incident as suspicious. Next of kin have been informed and a file will be prepared for the coroner.
Source:: Devon and Cornwall Police News