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UPDATED - Man Dies After Falling Into Weymouth Marina

Weymouth Inshore Lifeboat

11:56am 9th January 2014
(Updated 12:27pm 9th January 2014)

An 18-year-old man's died after falling into the inner harbour marina in Weymouth.

Dorset Police, paramedics and the coastguard were called out at 2.45am this morning.

Weymouth inshore lifeboat got to the scene at Westham Bridge 2 minutes after receiving the call.

But they couldn’t reach the victim because of his position between the pontoons.

One of the crew volunteers entered the water and swam over to the casualty who was under the surface of the water.

He was pulled out by the lifeboat crew and taken to Dorset County Hospital by paramedics were he later died.

His family have been told and police say they don’t believe there are any suspicious circumstances.


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