Police identify torso of man found in sea near Sidmouth

PUBLISHED: 12:16 19 December 2017 | UPDATED: 12:16 19 December 2017

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Police have now identified the torso of a man that was found off the coast near Sidmouth in October.

Following a forensic post-mortem, DNA was taken from the torso.

The deceased man has been identified as 38-year-old Paul Anthony Taylor, who was reported missing from Torquay in July this year.

His next of kin have been made aware of this development, police are not treating this death as suspicious and a file is being prepared for the coroner.


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