Body found in sea confirmed as missing Melbourn doctor Rose Polge

PUBLISHED: 11:57 18 April 2016 | UPDATED: 12:01 18 April 2016

The body is confirmed to be missing doctor Rose Polge.

The body is confirmed to be missing doctor Rose Polge.

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A body found in the sea east of Portland Headland in Dorset has been formally identified as missing Melbourn doctor Rose Polge.

Rose’s family have been informed and ‘request privacy at this difficult time’, police say.

The 25-year-old was reported missing from Torquay on Friday, February 12.

Her car was found in Anstey’s Cove just after 6pm that day and officers from in and around the Torbay area were involved in searches to locate her, as well as Coastguard, RNLI and Dartmoor Search and Rescue groups.

Rose’s family live in Melbourn and her father Mark is a GP at Roysia Surgery in Burns Road.


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