South East Wales

Body found under Penarth cliffs, police confirm

Penarth cliffs Image copyright Huw Evans
Image caption The recovery operation involved police, the lifeboat and the coastguard

A body has been found at the bottom of cliffs in the seaside town of Penarth, South Wales Police has said.

The force was called to the seafront after the discovery at 09:17 GMT on Sunday.

The body has been taken away and investigations are ongoing to confirm the identity of the person, a spokesman has said.

Swansea Coastguard and Penarth lifeboat crew assisted with the operation along with the police helicopter.

Police said there were no further details about the person.

Image copyright Huw Evans
Image caption Police were called to the scene shortly before 09:30 GMT

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