Man dies in Porthcothan cliffs fall

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image captionEmergency services were called to Porthcothan at about 01:00 BST on Sunday

A man has died in a fall from cliffs in Cornwall, the coastguard has said.

Emergency services were called to reports of a man going over the edge at Porthcothan, a village between Newquay and Padstow, at about 01:00 BST on Sunday.

His body was discovered at the bottom. Devon and Cornwall Police has informed his next-of-kin.

It is not yet known how he came to fall over the edge, but a file has been prepared for the coroner.

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