Man found dead after sea search

09:55 08 April 2014

Exmouth Inshore Lifeboat. File photo.

Exmouth Inshore Lifeboat. File photo.


Exmouth RNLI and coastguard teams were called out yesterday to search for a missing man, later found dead.

Both the Exmouth inshore and offshore lifeboats and the coastguard were tasked to take part in a search of the coast, along with Sidmouth and Lyme Regis lifeboats and Beer, Lyme Regis, West Bay and Teignmouth coastguard, after a 59-year-old man’s boat was found washed up at West Bay.

Lifeboats were stood down at 1.43pm, and shortly after the man’s body was found at West Bay.


Other News Stories

25 minutes ago

A Budleigh Salterton woman has taken on a 150-ft abseil to raise funds for the charity which has helped her family.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:08

Half term forest school activities were taking place this week with lots of children

Read more
Yesterday, 14:01

Children enjoyed a pop-up puppet show at Exmouth library performed by The Wild Toy Theatre.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:00

The Rotary Club of Exeter Enterprise is holding a polio lunch in Topsham on Sunday, November 20, starting at 12.30pm for 1pm.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:00

Police efforts to monitor ‘boy racers’ on Exmouth seafront have revealed that cases of drivers speeding in the area are rare.

Read more
Yesterday, 06:30

A major cycle route through Exmouth is to be closed for more than four months due to work being carried out by South West Water.

Read more
Mon, 17:26

Armed forces charity SSAFA has launched a campaign ‘Got Your Back’ to help vulnerable veterans

Read more
Mon, 17:04

A survey of more than 8,000 over-50s has revealed most pack some home comforts when they go away

Read more
Mon, 16:40

Lock company Yale is highlighting some safety advice to help keep homes safe and secure this Halloween

Read more
Mon, 16:23

New laws giving cigarette and tobacco manufacturers a year to change all packaging are evident in the South West; the drab green packs, with bigger health warnings and graphic images, have been spotted in the county.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 13°C

min temp: 10°C

Most Read News

Useful Links

Advertise in the Paper
Submit a Story
Subscriptions Order
Photo Orders
Family notices
Google Plus
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Read the Exmouth Journal e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Local business directory

Exmouth's trusted business finder

Show Job Lists

Find planning applications