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Amble mourns dead fishermen

Two fishermen found dead on a boat in North Yorkshire have been named as Edward Ide and Mark Arries.

Both men were in their twenties and from Amble in Northumberland

Officers were called to Whitby harbour yesterday (January 15th) by fishermen concerned for their safety.

Police say their deaths are not being treated as suspicious.

Katie Oakes spoke to retired fishermen Dave Grey and Roy Inglis in her report.

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Two found at Whitby harbour named

Edward Ide from Amble - one of the fisherman found dead in Whitby Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

North Yorkshire police have confirmed the two fishermen who died on a boat moored in Whitby harbour on Wednesday (January 15th) were Mark Arries, aged 26 from Amble and Edward Ide, who was 21, also from Amble.

A date for the opening and adjourning of the inquest has not yet been arranged.

Edward Ide from Amble - one of the fisherman found dead in Whitby Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
Mark Arries from Amble-one of the fisherman found dead in Whitby Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
Mark Arries from Amble-one of the fisherman found dead in Whitby Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Whitby fishermen locally named

Police are due to formally identify two fishermen who were found dead on their boat in North Yorkshire later today (January 16th).

The men, named locally as Mark Arries and Edward Ide from Amble in Northumberland, were found on a fishing boat moored in Whitby Harbour yesterday (January 15th).

Their families have been informed and the deaths are not being treated as suspicious.

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