Man in his 20s found dead after long overnight search

A man in his 20s has been found dead on the coast this morning, police have confirmed.

Concerns for the young man, from Falmouth, were raised last night. A police helicopter was called in to help search along the coastline.

The helicopter was spotted by members of the public off Gyllyngvase Beach and Swanpool Beach.

A spokesperson for Devon and Cornwall Police confirmed that the body was found early this morning in the Maenporth area.

They told Cornwall Live: “Police were called at around 11.40pm on Sunday, August 2, with a report for the welfare of a man from Falmouth.

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“The police helicopter was involved in searches of the local coastline. A man in his 20s from Falmouth was sadly located deceased at around 6am this morning, Monday, August 3, in the Maenporth area.

“Enquiries continue including locating and informing next-of-kin.

“His death is not being treated as suspicious at this time.”

Cornwall Live