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Man dies onboard ferry

An example of the type of ferry the man died onboard Credit: PA

A man has died onboard a ferry in Falmouth.

Emergency services were called to Queen Elizabeth Dock at 11.25 am on Monday following concerns for a man onboard the Irish Ferries.

Officers found the man, in his 40s, who had sustained serious injuries, but he later died onboard.

Police say his death is being treated as unexplained.


Man arrested after fatal crash which killed 16 year old girl in Falmouth

The driver of a car in which a 16-year-old girl was killed has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

Sophie Taylor from Falmouth was a rear seat passenger in a car which overturned after hitting a verge at Castle Drive near Pendennis Point, it happened at 01:50am on Sunday 3 January.

The unnamed 18-year-old man was driving and has been arrested and bailed.

Boot print memorial for popular Falmouth policeman Andy Hocking

PC Andy Hocking died suddenly in March. Credit: Devon and Cornwall Police

Memorials have been unveiled in Falmouth for hugely popular local police officer Andy Hocking, who died suddenly in March.

It is that hoped PC Hocking's boot prints will act as a permanent reminder of the much-loved officer to the people of Falmouth.

It is that hoped PC Hocking's boot prints will act as a permanent reminder of him to the people of Falmouth. Credit: ITV West Country

Thousands of people joined a march in PC Hocking's honour after his sudden death.

More than 6,000 people marched through the streets after PC Hocking's funeral. Credit: ITV West Country

Open verdict returned on Robert Geach drowning

Robert Geach drowned after falling into a tank at a sewage treatment works in Falmouth in 2013

A jury has returned an open verdict into the death of Robert Geach.

He was pulled from a filtration tank at South West Water's sewage treatment works in Falmouth two years ago.

The 54 year old, who worked for the water company, was found inside the tank in December 2013.

South West Water has said that since the father-of-two's death they have made safety changes.


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