Police in North East Fife can confirm that the body of a woman has been recovered on the coastline, near to Crail, at around 12.25pm on Thursday 6th April as part of the ongoing missing person inquiry to trace 51-year-old German tourist Claudia Philips.
No formal identification has taken place at this time, however, Claudia’s family have been informed.
This death is currently being treated as unexplained and inquiries are ongoing.
Chief Inspector Adrian Annandale said: “I would firstly like to thank all members of the public who aided our search activities over the past couple of days.
“Special recognition must also go to our various partner agencies, including the Coastguard, for their assistance, as well as the national police resources that supported local officers with their inquiries.
“While no formal identification as taken place we have liaised with Claudia’s loved ones and will continue to provide them with all the necessary support they require at this time.”