Death of woman on beach referred to coroner

03:18, Aug 07 2014

The death of a woman whose body was found on an Auckland beach yesterday was not suspicious, police say.

The woman has been identified as Magdeline Lakay, nee Arnold. 

She was a 62-year-old Albany resident.

Her body was found on Ladies Bay beach, adjacent to St Heliers Bay, yesterday morning.

Police said an autopsy was carried out this morning and police had been advised her death was not suspicious.

Police have referred the death to the coroner.