Mystery as body of woman found in water at beauty spot as cops launch probe

A POLICE probe has been launched after the body of a young woman was discovered at a beauty spot.

Emergency crews were scrambled to Summer Leys Nature Reserve in Wollaston, Northants, yesterday morning.

The woman was found at Summer Leys Nature Reserve

The woman was found at Summer Leys Nature Reserve

The woman -believed to be aged 20 – was pulled from the water and a probe launched.

Officers confirmed a post-mortem to establish a cause of death will take place today.

The woman’s identity has not been revealed but her family have been informed.

Major Crime Team cops are now investigating the circumstances surrounding her death and say further information will be released in due course.

Senior Investigating Officer, Detective Chief Inspector Adam Pendlebury, said: “Following this tragic discovery, we are working at pace to establish what has happened and are asking anyone who believes they may be able to help us to get in touch as soon as possible.

“I know many people will be concerned about this incident, and I would like to offer our reassurance that we have a large number of officers dedicated to our investigation.”

Anyone with information can call Northamptonshire Police on 101 quoting reference number 22000388343.