Woman's body at beach identified

The body of a woman found at a Bay of Plenty beach has been identified.

She was 54-year-old Marama Lloyd, from Otaki, also known as Marama Greeks.

A member of the public discovered the body on Morice's Bay beach in Torere, near Opotiki, and called police just before 7pm yesterday, a police spokeswoman said.

Though the police investigation into the circumstances surrounding her death is ongoing, it is not thought to be suspicious.

The death would be referred to the Coroner.