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Body of man wearing only socks found on beach

Police say the death is “currently being treated as unexplained”.

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Members of the emergency services attend the scene (Owen Humphreys/PA)

Members of the emergency services attend the scene (Owen Humphreys/PA)

Members of the emergency services attend the scene (Owen Humphreys/PA)

The naked body of a man wearing only socks was found on a beach on Saturday morning.

The discovery in Whitley Bay, North Tyneside, was made at around 8:20am.

Police say the death is “currently being treated as unexplained”.

Officers are carrying out enquiries and are urging anyone with information to call 101 and quote reference number 247 30/12/17.

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