A woman’s body has been pulled from the North Sea onto Saltburn Beach on June 4th between 13:30 and 14:00pm.
The Great North Air Ambulance, the North East Ambulance Service, and Cleveland Police attended the scene, in which Cleveland Police confirmed that it was a woman’s body that had been recovered.
Although the woman’s family has been notified, no name has been confirmed, although Cleveland Police said their thoughts are with the family at this difficult time, in which they made the following statement:
“Sadly the body of a female was recovered from the sea shortly afterwards.
“Formal identification has yet to take place, and our thoughts are with the family of the deceased person at this very difficult time.
“Inquiries into the circumstances of their death are ongoing.”
A North East Ambulance Service spokesperson said:
“We received a call to 999 at 13:35 to reports of a body recovered from the water.
“The coastguard attended the scene and we dispatched two double-crewed ambulances, a specialist paramedic, and the air ambulance.”
Whilst, Redcar RNLI said on Facebook that it launched both lifeboats to assist with an incident between Marske and Saltburn, at 1.53pm
As an update On June 7th 2023, it has been announced that the woman’s body was that of a 16-year-old girl called Freya Cayley.
Specialist trainer officers are now supporting Freya’s family, whilst tributes have been pouring in online, such as;
“We are truly devastated to announce the passing of our beautiful daughter Freya “Boo”.
“It is not possible to describe the pain and loss that we as a family feel. We take so much comfort in knowing how loved Freya was by so many.
“We will never overcome the loss of our treasured child but we will strive to carry her memory forward and celebrate Freya as life continues for us.
“We love and miss you Boo but we know you are always with us in our hearts, we will never truly lose you xxxx”