Police have identified a body that was found washed up at Watergate Bay near Newquay as missing man, John Hurst, from Cornwall.
The 46-year-old was last seen on 7 March in Cubert. The body was found washed up at Watergate Bay on Wednesday 15 March.
Devon and Cornwall Police have now confirmed the identity of the body as John Hurst. His family have been informed.
Police are appealing to trace a 46-year-old man who has gone missing from Cornwall.
John Hurst was last seen around 1pm on 7 March in Cubert, and is believed to be in the Newquay area.
He is 6ft, of a medium to large build, has short dark hair,a beard/stubble and has a scratch above his left eye. He is possibly wearing a black coat, blue jumper and jeans.
If anyone has any information on the whereabouts of John please contact the police on 101 quoting log number 645 07/03/2017
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It's believed the fire was started deliberately, police have been informed.
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It's more usually the remit of their cat counterparts - but this time it was a dog who's had to be rescued from a tree.
Fire crews at Newquay Fire Station were called out to reports of "something" in need of a rescue:
Late night call 01:30 to something stuck up a tree and needed rescuing but what?
And it turned out to be somebody's pet!
A little Jack Russell chased a cat up the tree, but got stuck themselves.
So it was not a Cat or a person but a Dog that was a first for all the crew,but safely brought down and handed back to owner
But don't worry, this tail has a happen ending.
Crews used a triple extension ladder to rescue the dog, who's been safely reunited with his owner.