York & North Yorkshire

Police name man found in the sea near Filey

A man whose body was recovered from the sea off the coast of North Yorkshire has been identified by police.

Timothy Edward Abbott, 48, of no fixed address, was found in the water off the coast of Filey on 22 May, North Yorkshire Police said.

He is thought to hail from the Bedfordshire area, officers said.

His remains were discovered about two miles from Filey Brigg shortly before 1200 BST. Police said Mr Abbott's death was not being treated as suspicious.

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