Police find body of man on Devon beach

The body of a man has been found washed up on a beach in Exmouth.

The discovery was made early on Saturday morning. The body is yet to be identified.

Police say they are still working to establish the circumstances surrounding the man’s death.

A police statement said: “Police were called at around 6.20am on Saturday, August 22, with reports that a body had been found on the beach near Orcombe Point in Exmouth.

“Emergency services attended the scene and, sadly, a male was declared deceased. Formal identification is yet to take place.

“The circumstances of the death are still being investigated and enquiries are ongoing.”

Devon Live