Beach body wearing only socks is identified

Police have named a man who was found dead on a beach in northeast England wearing just his socks.

He has been identified as Adam Langwell, and was found in Whitley Bay, North Tyneside, at about 8.20am on Saturday.

Police said the death of the 25-year-old from Whitley Bay was being treated as “unexplained”.

They said his next of kin had been informed.

A Northumbria Police spokesperson said: “Officers are carrying out enquiries into the incident and the death is currently being treated as unexplained with a post-mortem arranged for tomorrow.”

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Anyone with information regarding the death is being urged to contact authorities.

Police can be contacted by calling 101 and quoting reference number 247 30/12/17.