Police identify woman found dead on beach

UPDATE 1.45PM FRIDAY: Police have confirmed the deceased woman washed up on Torquay Beach to be an 89-year-old from the area. 

A Police Media spokesman said the woman's family had been notified.

She has been identified as a Torquay woman. 

The body was found on the beach at 6.40am on Thursday. 

Investigations into the cause of death continue. 

There death is non-suspicious. 

UPDATE EARLY FRIDAY: The body of a deceased woman found washed up on Torquay Beach has been identified by police. 

Family are yet to be notified. 

Police have not yet released a name. 

The woman's body was found off Torquay Beach about 6.40am on Thursday.

Investigations into the cause of death will continue on Friday. 

UPDATE: 

INVESTIGATIONS will continue after an elderly woman was found dead at a Queensland beach.

The woman's body was found off Torquay Beach about 6.40am on Thursday.

 Police are yet to determine the cause of death but it is not being treated as suspicious. 

"There are unknown circumstances how she ended up in the water at this stage," a police spokesman said.

The woman has yet to be identified. 

Anyone with information that may help authorities is being urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. 

EARLIER: 

AN ELDERLY woman has been found deceased off Torquay Beach.  

A Queensland Police Media spokesman said the lady was found at 6.40am on Thursday. 

"There are unknown circumstances how she ended up in the water at this stage," the spokesman said.

Police are investigating. 

The woman has yet to be identified. 

Anyone with information that may help authorities is being urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. 


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