Woman's Body Found In The River Tyne
16 April 2014, 05:00
The body of a woman's been found by police searching the River Tyne in Gateshead.
Police were called to the Redheugh Bridge at 12:26pm on Tuesday April 15th, following reports of concern for a woman.
Officers attended and found a woman had fallen into the river.
Searches were carried out for the woman and at 8:25pm, a member of the public reported seeing a body in the riverbanks of the Tyne.
Emergency services responded and the body of a woman was recovered.
Officers are in the process of identifying the body and informing next of kin.