Man dies after being pulled from sea at popular beach spot

Rebecca Speare-Cole
Evening Standard
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A man has died after being pulled from the sea off at a popular beach spot in North Wales.

North Wales Police and the Coastguard were called out to Barmouth, Gwynedd, just before 2pm on Sunday.

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“The man, believed to be in his 30s, was taken by Air Ambulance to Ysybyty Gwynedd, where he tragically died. His family have been made aware.”

It comes after crowds of Brits have flocked to beaches around the country to enjoy the hot weather.

Earlier, a man in his forties died after being pulled from the sea near a beach in west Cornwall.

Devon and Cornwall Police said they were contacted by the coastguard at 1.30pm on Saturday to reports that a man had got into difficulty at Pedn Vounder Beach, near Porthcurno.

Members of the public and medical staff were unable to revive him, police said.

In a statement, Devon and Cornwall Police said: “The next of kin have been informed and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”

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