Search underway for diver in Brixham

The body of a diver is thought to have been spotted in Brixham. A large search has been taking place.

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Search due to resume for diver's body

The RNLI, police divers and the police and coastguard helicopter all took part in the search Credit: ITV News West Country

The search is due to resume this morning for the body of a diver on the seabed off Devon.

The alarm was raised yesterday at lunchtime after experienced divers reported the sighting near Breakwater Beach in Brixham. A large air and sea search was called off at dusk but police say it will begin again, depending on the tides. Nobody has so far been reported missing.


Search underway for body of diver

Breakwater car park is closed in search for diver Credit: ITV West Country

A large search is underway this evening following reports that the body of a diver was seen lying on the sea bed off a beach in Brixham.

The police and coastguard rescue helicopter was deployed along with police divers. Breakwater car park has been closed.

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