Derek Smith named as man found dead on West Bay beach

A man found dead at the foot of some cliffs on a Dorset beach has been identified.

The body of Derek Smith, 65, from Loders in Bridport, was found at West Bay on Sunday.

Police believe the local man fell more than 100ft (30m) to his death and are investigating whether it was an accident or suicide.

An inquest opened and adjourned earlier heard Mr Smith died from multiple injuries.

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