Man dies after Jurassic Coast dive off Dorset

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image captionThe 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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