– Detective Superintendent Jim Colwell
Our thoughts are with the family and friends who are affected by this tragic incident. I'd like to thank the members of the public who assisted with the rescue of the individuals in the water yesterday and all of the emergency services for safely and swiftly moving the casualties to Derriford. Everyone's assistance undoubtedly saved lives.
He added that a joint investigation between police and coastguard is ongoing into the cause of the incident.