Body found in search for missing man from Torquay

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A body has been found in the search for a man missing from Torquay.

Police, Torbay Coastguard, Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team Ashburton and the police helicopter were involved in the search for David Gerry, who went missing on Monday 20th May, in the Watcombe area.

Photo: Facebook/Torbay Coastguard

Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team Ashburton said on Facebook: “The team were called out by Devon and Cornwall Police to assist in an on-going search for a missing male in the Watcome area. This multi-agency search involved the National Police Helicopter Service, RNLITorbay, Torbay Coastguard, Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service and Devon & Cornwall Police.”

“At 1030 a body was located by the coastguard. Our volunteers worked with the coastguard to bring the body to a road head.

“Our thoughts are with the friends and family of the individual at this sad and difficult time,”

There are no further updates at this time.

The call-out was 1 of 3 in just over 5 hours for Torbay Coastguard today. More here.

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