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Body found on beach in search for missing Devon man David Gerry

David Gerry, 43, was reported missing from Torbay on May 20. Credit: Devon and Cornwall Police

Police officers searching for a missing Devon man have found a body.

A man was found dead on Watcombe Beach, near Torquay, on Wednesday (May 22) morning.

Officers attended at approximately 10.30am, along with support from the ambulance service and coastguard.

The family of David Gerry, a 43-year-old man from Torbay, who was reported missing earlier this week, have been informed.

This death is not currently being treated as suspicious and a file is to be prepared for the coroner.

– Devon and Cornwall Police