Dead body of an elderly man discovered washed up on the beach in Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex


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The body of an elderly man washed up on the beach at Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex, on Saturday morning.

Essex Police and the coastguard were alerted at 8am today, after a member of the public discovered the body.

The police are not treating the incident as suspicious and the man, described as over 60 in appearance, is yet to be identified.

A file will be prepared by police for the coroner, an Essex Police spokesman confirmed.

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