- The body of a woman was found in Kensington Gardens, a royal park adjacent to Prince William and Kate Middleton‘s Kensington Palace residence, last month.
- A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police told Sky News, “The death is being treated as unexplained at this time, but is not thought to be suspicious.”
- The Cambridges occupy an apartment at Kensington Palace, while Princess Eugenie also resides with her husband, Jack Brooksbank, on the estate.
According to a new report, a woman has been found dead on the grounds of Kensington Gardens, a royal park which used to be part of Kensington Palace’s private estate.
A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police in London told Sky News of the incident, “Police were called to Kensington Gardens W2 at 07:09 a.m. on Saturday, 29 August to a report of the concern for the safety of a woman.”
Per the police, “The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The death is being treated as unexplained at this time, but is not thought to be suspicious. A post-mortem examination will take place in due course. Enquiries are ongoing to establish the identity of the deceased.”
Kate Middleton and Prince William have been staying at their Norfolk property, Anmer Hall, with their three children during the coronavirus pandemic. As noted by Sky News, it’s unclear if any members of the royal family were in residence at Kensington Palace when the tragedy occurred. Kensington Gardens remains open to the public as investigations continue.
The story originally appeared on Harper’s BAZAAR US.