Man dies after falling from rocks in South Shields

A man has sadly died after falling from the rocks near Marsden Rock as officers, paramedics, Coastguard and Mountain Rescue attended the scene in South Shields.

Tuesday, 7th September 2021, 1:11 pm
Emergency services were called to the scene near Marsden Rock.

Emergency services were called shortly after 9.50am yesterday (Monday, September 6) to a report of concern for the welfare of a male near Marsden Rock.

Officers, paramedics, Coastguard and Mountain Rescue attended and found a man had fallen from the rocks.

Sadly, the man was sadly pronounced dead a short time later.

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Police say the man’s family have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.

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A Northumbria Police spokesperson said: “Officers, paramedics, Coastguard and Mountain Rescue attended and found a man had fallen from the rocks.

“The man was sadly pronounced dead a short time later.

“The man’s family have been notified and are being supported by specialist officers at this time. There is not believed to be any third party involvement and a report has been made for the coroner.”

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