Man who died on Exmouth coast was aged in 60s and from Exeter, police confirm

A man who died on the Exmouth coastline on Saturday morning (June 27) was aged in his 60s and from Exeter, police have confirmed.

Emergency services were called to an area of beach between Sandy Bay and Rodney Bay shortly before 9am.

A man was pulled from the sea but pronounced dead at the scene.

The operation involved coastguard teams from Exmouth and Beer, Exmouth RNLI, paramedics, police and the air ambulance.

HM Coastguard’s rescue helicopter from St Athan was also involved in recovering the man from the sea.


The emergency services were called to am area of beach between Sandy Bay and Rodney Bay, at Exmouth.


A Devon and Cornwall Police spokesperson said this morning (Monday, June 29): “The man, in his 60s and from the Exeter area, was sadly confirmed deceased at the scene.

“His next of kin have been informed.

“The death is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”

Death of a man pulled from the sea at Exmouth is not suspicious, say police


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