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BREAKING: Police recover body from Sidmouth beach

PUBLISHED: 13:45 23 April 2014 | UPDATED: 14:21 23 April 2014

The Sidmouth lifeboat and the Portland helicopter are pictured on scene with Police and a team from HM Coastguard on Wednesday. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref shs 0275-17-14SH To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

The Sidmouth lifeboat and the Portland helicopter are pictured on scene with Police and a team from HM Coastguard on Wednesday. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref shs 0275-17-14SH To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

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Emergency services have cordoned off the Eastern end of Sidmouth beach after they recovered a body at the bottom of cliffs this afternoon (Wednesday).

Police and coastguard are in attendance.

A police spokesperson said officers are at the scene investigating an unexplained death, although the death was not being treated as suspicious.

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