15/11/2014 11:15 GMT | Updated 15/11/2014 11:59 GMT

Woman's Body Found On Aberavon Beach In Port Talbot, South Wales

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File photo dated 18/11/11 of police tape at a crime scene, as the Office for National Statistics said that there was a 16\% fall in the number of crimes against households and adults in England and Wales in the year to June 2014.

A woman's body has been found on a beach in Wales.

A member of the public made the grim discovery on Aberavon beach in Port Talbot just before 1pm this afternoon.

South Wales Police have launched an investigation to try to find out the identity of the woman and the circumstances leading to her death.

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