Woman found dead in river as police appeal for information

Police are looking to identify a woman found dead in the River Forth.

Unexplained: Police are appealing for information.
Unexplained: Police are appealing for information.

A woman has been found dead in the River Forth.

Emergency services were called after a member of the public seen the body in the water near Society Road west of South Queensferry at around 9.45am on Saturday.

The woman was recovered with the aid of HM coastguard and her death is being treated as unexplained.

Police are now appealing for information in identifying the woman who is described as approximately early to mid-30s and 5ft 5in tall with slim build.

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She has dark shoulder length hair which was dyed red and has four small tattoos in a cluster on her outer leg above her right ankle, consisting of a fire symbol and a symbol similar to multiple apostrophes in a circle.

She was wearing two necklaces, both of a thread like material, one was red/orange in colour and the other green. One had small silver stars and the other green gemstones.

Anyone who may be able to assist identifying the woman is asked to call police on 101.