Dead body of woman in her 40s pulled from Shadwell Basin

PUBLISHED: 10:38 22 February 2018 | UPDATED: 10:38 22 February 2018

Shadwell Basin. Picture: Google

Shadwell Basin. Picture: Google


A woman’s body was found in Shadwell Basin yesterday morning.

The woman, believed to be in her 40s, was pulled from the water after police were called at 10:30am.

Her death remains unexplained.

“At this early stage police are not treating the death as suspicious,” said a Met spokeswoman.

The woman’s next of kin have been informed.

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