Woman dies in cliff fall near Dorset's Durdle Door

Durdle Door (stock image) Credit: PA Images

A woman has died after falling from a cliff at a popular coastal spot in Dorset.

It happened just after 3pm on Monday 14 June at Man o' War beach, near Durdle Door and Lulworth.

The woman - who was in her 40s and from the Birmingham area - was pronounced dead at the scene.

A spokesperson for Dorset Police said: "At 3.07pm, Dorset Police received a report a woman had fallen from a cliff at Durdle Door near Lulworth.

"Officers attended together with other emergency services colleagues. Sadly, the woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

"Officers are supporting her next of kin and will be conducting enquiries following this tragic incident on behalf of HM Coroner. There were no suspicious circumstances."

A spokesperson for Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service confirmed fire crews from Bere Regis, Dorchester and Weymouth attended to support emergency services.

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