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Harwich: Dead body discovered on beach

PUBLISHED: 16:30 29 April 2014 | UPDATED: 16:34 29 April 2014

Coastguards discovered the body of a man washed up on Harwich beach (Stock photo).

Coastguards discovered the body of a man washed up on Harwich beach (Stock photo).

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The body of a man was found washed up on Harwich beach this morning.

Coastguard officers recovered the body shortly before 10.30am.

Essex Police is currently attempting to identify the dead man.

“The death is not being treated as suspicious,” said a police spokesman.

Two illegal immigrants were reported to have jumped from a ferry shortly after it departed Harwich port on February 26.

The body of a man that washed up on Felixstowe beach on March 20 was later identified as Leonovid Isufaj, a 27-year-old Albanian national.

The second man who jumped has not been found.

A top barrister from Suffolk has spoken out in a planning row over proposals for a multi-million pound expansion he fears may threaten the tranquillity of Constable Country.

A petition aiming to demonstrate the strength of public support for the multi-million pound Sudbury bypass project was officially launched today at the town hall.

A person who died on the rail line near Ingatestone in Essex on Thursday has been named as 15-year-old William Tweed.

Five pieces of lifesaving equipment have been installed in shops across Suffolk, thanks to money raised from the 5p carrier bag charge.

Doctors anticipating a severe outbreak of flu this winter are desperately urging vulnerable people in Suffolk to get vaccinated against the virus.

Police have released an image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with an assault in Colchester.

Suffolk’s largest teaching union has launched a campaign over the “savage” levels of school funding under the new national funding formula (NFF).

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