Body of woman, 21, found in Edinburgh's Firth of Forth after major rescue effort

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Police, paramedics and coastguard crews raced to South Queensferry yesterday evening.

The body of a 21-year-old woman has been recovered from the Firth of Forth after a major police and coastguard operation.

Police, paramedics and the RNLI were called to South Queensferry yesterday evening after the alarm was raised at around 7.30pm.

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There are no suspicious circumstances involved in the death, according to police.

The body of a 21-year-old woman was found in the Firth of ForthThe body of a 21-year-old woman was found in the Firth of Forth
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A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “Around 7.30pm on Monday, 10 June, 2024, we received a report of a person in the water at South Queensferry.

“Officers attended and the body of a 21-year-old woman was recovered from the River Forth with the assistance of partner agencies.

“There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.”

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