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Man dies after falling from Tamar Bridge

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Published by Emma Carton at 2:21pm 25th May 2019. (Updated at 2:22pm 25th May 2019)

Police have confirmed that a man has died after falling from the Tamar Bridge.

Officers were scrambled early on Saturday morning after staff raised the alarm.

It is believed a man was seen on CCTV, walking onto the footpath over the bridge.

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Devon and Cornwall Police have confirmed a man has died after falling from the Tamar Bridge

Coastguards were called and it is understood the Plymouth Lifeboat was also paged.

Devon and Cornwall Police have confirmed a body has been recovered.

However, details of the man's identity have not been released.

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Police were called to the Tamar Bridge after staff raised the alarm and a body has been recovered

If you need confidential support, you can call the Samaritans on 116 123 or visit their website.

Other organisations which offer support include Papyrus and Mind Your Way.

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