Dorset

Man dies after Jurassic Coast dive off Dorset

Weymouth Harbour Image copyright Malc McDonald
Image caption The man was treated by emergency services at Weymouth Harbour following the recue off Portland at about 10:00 BST on Sunday

A man has died after surfacing unconscious from a dive off Dorset.

The 46-year-old, from Blackpool, was rescued seven miles (11km) off Portland on Sunday and treated by emergency services at Weymouth Harbour, Dorset Police and the coastguard said.

He died a short time later. His next-of-kin have been informed.

Officers said the diver's death was not being treated as suspicious, but inquiries were being carried out on behalf of the coroner.

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