East Devon: Police are treating the death of a man found on Lympstone rail tracks as non-suspicious

Police say the  death of a man who was found on train tracks near Lympstone, East Devon, on Saturday (June 12) is being treated as non-suspicious.

British Transport Police (BTP) and paramedics were called to the line near Lympstone Village railway station shortly before 7.30am after reports a casualty was on the train tracks.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

British Transport Police said the man’s death was not being treated as suspicious and a file was being prepared for the coroner.

A BTP spokesman said: “British Transport Police were called to the line near Lympstone Village railway station at 7.23am on Saturday 12 June following reports of a casualty on the tracks.

“Paramedics also attended, however sadly a man was pronounced dead at the scene.

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

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