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Body found in Devon coastline search for missing woman

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Police searching for a missing woman last seen at beauty spots on the south Devon coast have found a body in a cave.

A major land, sea and air search was carried out for Peta Harper, 58, after she went missing on Monday.

Officers said a female body was located in a cave structure within cliffs at Hope Cove on Saturday.

Formal identification of the body is yet to take place but Ms Harper's family has been told.

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