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Sunderland man found dead on South Tyneside rocks

Police have identified the body of a man found lying on rocks on the South Tyneside coast.

The body of Peter Lundie, 56, from Netherton Road in Sunderland, was discovered on Monday.

Northumbria Police, the coastguard and ambulance service attended the scene, off Whitburn Bents Road, where Mr Lundie's body was recovered.

A force spokesman said a report on the incident was being prepared for the coroner.

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