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Man found on Brown’s Bay in Whitley Bay, North Tyneside

  • The man was found by a dog-walker on Brown’s Bay, North Tyneside
  • The man has not been formally identified and the area is cordoned off 
  • Northumbria Police are carrying out enquiries into the incident

A dead man wearing just a pair of socks has been found washed up on a beach.

The body was discovered by a dog-walker on Brown’s Bay in Whitley Bay, North Tyneside, at about 8.20am today.

Northumbria Police are carrying out enquiries into the incident and a force spokesperson said the death is currently being treated as unexplained.

A man’s body was discovered by a dog-walker on Brown’s Bay in Whitley Bay, North Tyneside, at about 8.20am today

The man has not been formally identified and the area has been cordoned off by police.

Officers have been asking residents with houses facing the bay if they have CCTV footage.

North Tyneside is a metropolitan borough of Tyne and Wear in North East England.

It is not yet clear whether the man died on the beach or was washed on to it by the tide 

It is not yet clear whether the man died on the beach or was washed on to it by the tide 

Officers from Northumbria Police have been asking residents with houses facing the bay if they have CCTV footage

It is not yet clear whether the man died on the beach or was washed on to it by the tide. 

Anyone with information have been asked to contact Northumbria police on 101.



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