Police cordons have been lifted after the completion of forensic work in Gravelly Hill following the death of a 28-year-old woman in a dog attack.

Surrey Police said that “specialist teams” have been undertaking forensic work that has now been completed and the area is now reopened to the public.

The woman who was believed to be dog walking died from her injuries.

Eight dogs were seized by Surrey Police and their owners were notified.

Local neighbourhood teams will provide extra police presence over the weekend to reassure the public in light of the incident.

Detective Inspector Josephine Horner, Senior Investigating Officer, said: “This is a tragic incident where a young woman has sadly lost her life.

“Our thoughts remain with her family and friends and the family have asked that their privacy is respected at this difficult time.

“Specialist teams have been carrying out forensic work at the scene but this has now been completed and the area has re-opened to the public.

“I know this incident has caused real concerns locally and officers from the local neighbourhood team will be out in the area to provide reassurance for residents.

“The investigation to establish the circumstances around this incident continue and I urge anyone with information who has not yet spoken to police to contact us.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting PR PR/45230004384.