Woman found dead in South Wales tanning salon

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Police had received a 999 call from 55-year-old David King at around 3.55am on June 20 last year (Peter Byrne/PA) (PA Wire)
Police had received a 999 call from 55-year-old David King at around 3.55am on June 20 last year (Peter Byrne/PA) (PA Wire)

A woman in her 30s has died at a tanning salon in south Wales, police have confirmed.

Officers were scrambled to Lextan tanning studio in Swansea following reports a body had been found.

A spokesman for the chain of salons confirmed the woman was a customer and added members of staff have been offered counselling following the grisly discovery.

The cause of the woman’s death has not been confirmed and a police investigation is ongoing ahead of a post mortem.

However they say the death is not believed to be suspicious.

Detective Inspector Gareth Jones of South Wales Police told Wales Online: “South Wales Police was called around 4.05pm on Saturday, May 28, by the Welsh Ambulance Service following reports the body of a woman had been found at commercial premises on Carmarthen Road, Fforestfach. Emergency services attended and found the body of a woman in her 30s.

“There are believed to be no suspicious circumstances surrounding her death. Her next of kin have been informed and a file has been passed to the coroner.”

A spokesperson for Lextan gave condolences to the family.

Their statement read: “We can sadly confirm that a customer died while at our Fforestfach salon on Saturday, May 28th.

“We give our condolences to the deceased’s family and friends, and we have also offered counselling to any affected staff.

“We are co-operating with the investigation in to this case by South Wales Police and any further enquiries should be made to them at this time.”

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