South East Wales

Body found under Penarth cliffs was a man, police say

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

Police have confirmed a body found at the base of cliffs in Penarth on Sunday morning was that of a man who has now been identified.

The man was discovered shortly before 09:30 GMT and police and coastguards helped recover the body from the beach.

A spokesman said next of kin had been informed and formal identification of the body would take place.

A coroner's investigation into the circumstances surrounding the man's death is continuing.

The man has not yet been named.

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