Tragic end to missing person search

Police have discovered the body of a 50-year-old local man who had been missing since Friday.

Devon and Cornwall Police 

A spokesperson for Devon and Cornwall Police said: "Yesterday afternoon, Poice received a call to attend the vicinity of Bigbury-on-Sea to a report of a missing man who had not been seen since Friday.

"HM Coastguard, RNLI Salcombe lifeboat, and Hope Cove Lifeboat also attended to assist in the search. 

"Regrettably, the body of a 50 year old local man was discovered. Next of kin have been informed and a file has been submitted to Her Majesty's Coroner. 

"On behalf of all of the emergency services who attended, we offer our sincere condolences to the friends and family of the man." 

Our thoughts are with the man's friends and family. 


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