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21-year-old dies after being washed into sea at Treyarnon Bay

The Coastguard received a 999 call on Monday. Credit: Coastguard

A man who was washed into the sea in Cornwall has died, police have confirmed.

Devon and Cornwall Police say they were called to a report of two men having been washed in to the sea near Treyarnon Bay, North Cornwall.

Following a search by the RNLI and HM coastguard a 21 year old male was located and airlifted to the Royal Cornwall Hospital, Treliske where he was confirmed deceased. His Next of Kin have been informed.

– Devon and Cornwall Police

The men had been fishing off the rocks.

The search for the second man has been resumed after being suspended overnight.

Search for missing man in Treyarnon Bay suspended overnight

The Coastguard received a 999 call on Monday afternoon Credit: Coastguard

The search for a man who is missing off the coast of Treyarnon has been completed for this evening (Monday) with nothing found. A further search will resume tomorrow morning at 7.00 am.

The UK Coastguard received a 999 call this afternoon to report that two men had been washed off the rocks into the sea. One was recovered from the sea within minutes of the 999 call but despite an intensive search for the second man involving the Coastguard helicopter, Coastguard rescue teams, lifeboats, lifeguards and Devon and Cornwall Police, the missing man could not be found.


First Pasty Heritage Centre opens in Cornwall

A centre has opened in Cornwall to celebrate the heritage of the county's favourite snack. Credit: ITV News

A centre has opened in Cornwall to celebrate the heritage of the county's favourite snack.

The Cornish Pasty Heritage Centre in St. Austell celebrates the history of the pasty from the time it was eaten by tin miners to the present day.

It also includes demonstrations on his to make the perfect pasty.

Boardmasters Festival gets underway today

Boardmasters Festival gets underway today. Credit: ITV News

Newquay will be pulling in a crowd over the next few days as Boardmasters Festival gets underway.

The Cornish surfing and music festival starts today and finishes on Sunday.

Since 1981 it's been the biggest international professional surf contest in the UK.

The event also attracts big names in music like Alt J, Two Door Cinema Club and Jamiroquai.

This year, A-List Celebrity Idris Elba will be DJ'ing at one of the music stages on Sunday.

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