Body of man recovered off Margate coast

The body of a man has been recovered from the sea off the east Kent coast.

Police officers were called to the seafront at the harbour area in Margate, near the Turner Contemporary art gallery, just before 18:30 BST on Wednesday.

They said they were treating the death as unexplained pending an investigation to identify the man and the circumstances surrounding his death.

Police have cordoned off the area where the body was brought ashore.

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