Tyne & Wear

Berwick cliff plunge teenager named as Joshua Smith

A 16-year-old boy who died after falling from cliffs on the Northumberland coast has been named.

Joshua Smith was recovered from the sea after he fell from Spittal Point, Berwick, at about 03:00 BST on Sunday.

Joshua, who was from the Berwick area, was taken to Wansbeck Hospital in Ashington, where he later died.

Northumbria Police said inquiries were ongoing to establish the circumstances around his death, but they believed there was no third party involvement.

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