Man's body found at Beacon Point beach

A man's body has been found on a beach in north Devon.

Devon and Cornwall Police said the discovery was made at Beacon Point, Ilfracombe, on Monday at about 14:30 BST.

The force helicopter and an RNLI lifeboat were involved in the recovery of the body.

A police spokesman said an investigation had started in an attempt to establish the man's identity and the circumstances surrounding his death.

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