A body has been discovered floating in the water at a popular beach near Perth in Western Australia.
The identity of the individual has yet to be determined, however WA police confirmed it is a woman.
Police were called to Scarborough Beach, east of the city, about 5.30am Sunday following reports of a body being found.
The person, whose cause of death was not known, was spotted near the Scarboro Surf Life Saving Club on the Esplanade.
Police have cordoned off a section of the beach while forensic officers investigate.
The beach has been closed to the public.
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