Body found on beach in search for missing woman, 48, who fell overboard on ferry to Portsmouth | The Sun

THE body of a missing 48-year-old woman has been found washed up on a beach after she fell overboard from a ferry.

Ebla Yusuf vanished on July 22 after she boarded the Commodore Clipper for a crossing between Portsmouth and the Channel Islands.

But cops have now confirmed that Ebla's body was found on a beach in Seaford in East Sussex on July 29.

When the 48-year-old failed to disembark at Guernsey, a major search and rescue operation was launched.

This involved aircraft from the UK and France, as well as Channel Islands Air Search, before the tragic find was made.

A spokesperson for the Hampshire and isle of Wight Constabulary said: "It has now been confirmed this was the body of Ebla Yusuf.

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"Her family have been notified and the matter will now be passed to Sussex coroner’s office.

"On 29 July at 9.30pm, Sussex Police located a body on the beach in Seaford, East Sussex."

Her death is not being treated as suspicious.

Jersey police previously said she boarded the vessel on July 22.

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The last sighting of her on the Condor ferry was then at around 2pm that same day while it was still in UK waters.

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