Police in Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge

Police say the body of a man was recovered from Burnham-On-Sea beach on Sunday morning (June 9th).

Police and local emergency services were called to the beach near the low lighthouse.

Police spokesman Sam Malone told Burnham-On-Sea.com: “We were called shortly after 7am after a man’s body was found on a beach off The Esplanade, Burnham-On-Sea.”

“The death is being treated as unexplained but it is not currently believed to be suspicious.”

He added: “Enquiries to confirm the man’s identity are ongoing.”

The beach was temporarily cordoned off around the lighthouse and later re-opened mid-morning. Police, ambulance, Burnham Coastguards and BARB crews were called to the scene.

 

 
Subscribe to our news updates and join our other subscribers.
No spam, we promise. You can unsubscribe at any time and we'll never share your details without your permission. View our privacy page