BREAKING NEWS: Second body found in Exmouth

15:01 26 August 2014

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The bodies of two men were found in Exmouth on Tuesday morning. Police say the deaths were discovered within half an hour of each other, but were not linked and or suspicious.

Police have confirmed two men were found dead in Exmouth on Tuesday morning in unrelated incidents.

Officers said the bodies of the men – both aged in their 40s - were discovered within half an hour of each other.

A man in his 40s, named locally as Wayne Chalmers, was found dead at a property in Pound Lane, Brixington, at around 8.50am.

Police had received a call with concerns for Mr Chalmers’ welfare.

Devon and Cornwall police said the emergency services were called and Mr Chalmers, who has a garage at Pound Lane, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said officers were not treating the death as suspicious, next of kin were being notified and a file was being prepared for the coroner.

Half an hour earlier, at around 8.25am, police were called to the East Devon District Council yard at Camperdown Terrace car park, after a man was found by a member of the public.

He has not been named but is believed to be a dad-of-three from Exmouth.

Police and ambulance crews attended, but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers say they are not treating the death as suspicious and are preparing a file for the coroner.

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