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Ramsey harbour body identified as Derek Beavers, 80

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Image caption The body was discovered in Ramsey Harbour at about 11:00 GMT

A man whose body was found in a harbour on the Isle of Man has been identified by police.

The body of Derek Beavers, 80, was pulled from Ramsey harbour near to the town's Swing Bridge at around 11:20 GMT on Thursday.

His death is currently being treated as "unexplained" and an investigation has been launched.

It's believed Mr Beavers went out walking in the Ramsey area at about 09:30 GMT on Thursday morning.

His body was recovered with help from the coastguard.

He is described as having a slim build with grey hair and glasses and was wearing a long black leather coat and golf shoes.

Anyone who saw him around the town is asked to contact police.

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