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.
“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.”