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Fisherman Found Dead

An Exmouth lifeboat crew have found a body of a man off the coast near Torquay after a fishing boat went missing in gale force winds yesterday evening.

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Full report: Torquay Fisherman's death

It's thought a fisherman who died off the South Devon coast in gale force winds wasn't wearing a lifejacket or an emergency radio beacon. A huge air and sea search was launched last night after the fishing boat failed to return to Torquay harbour.

A body was recovered by lifeboats this morning. Many people from the local fishing community joined in the search - tonight they are left mourning the loss of one of their own. Watch John Andrews report.

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