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Man dies after incident in Cornish harbour

Man dies after incident in Cornish harbour

Published by Emma Carton at 6:30pm 15th November 2019. (Updated at 8:13pm 15th November 2019)

Police have confirmed the tragic news that a man has died after an incident in a Cornish harbour.

Emergency services were called to reports of an industrial incident on board a vessel at Newlyn.

The Coastguard, paramedics and firefighters were also scrambled just after 4pm on Friday afternoon.

The man's family have been told and the Health and Safety Executive have been informed.

Incident at Newlyn Harbour
Police have confirmed the tragic news that a man has died after reports of an industrial incident on board a vessel in Newlyn Harbour. Photo: Darren Strick

"Police were notified at around 4.15pm today to Newlyn harbour following reports of an industrial incident on board a vessel.

"Emergency services are currently on the scene and one man has been pronounced deceased. His next of kin are aware.

"The Health and Safety Executive has been made aware.

"The incident is not believed to be suspicious".

Devon and Cornwall Police

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