Body found in search for man swept out to sea

Body found in search for man swept out to sea

Published by George Sharpe at 7:07am 4th November 2019. (Updated at 6:36am 5th November 2019)

A body's been found in the search for a man in his 20's who went missing in the sea near Burton Bradstock.

It is reported that the man, aged in his 20s, was walking along the beach with a woman when a wave swept them both out to sea near Freshwater Beach on Sunday afternoon. (3rd November)

The woman made it back to shore, where she was treated by the ambulance service.

Major searches to find the man on Sunday were unsuccessful. 

On Monday (4 November) a body of a man was sadly found on Hive beach, near Freshwater.

While the body is yet to be formally identified, it is believed to be that of the man who went missing near to Freshwater Beach Holiday Park. 

His family has been informed and the coroner has also been notified.