A Body Has Been Found Near Venue Of G7 Summit

 A body has been found by North Cliffs, near to where the G7 summit is currently taking place.

Rescue workers from the St Ives RNLI and the coastguard, as well as a rescue helicopter were involved in the search this morning.

A body was discovered near Hell’s Mouth, Cornwall, which is just eight miles from Carbis Bay, where G7 leaders are currently holding their three-day summit.

There is nothing to suggest the discovery is connected to the summit.

The death is being treated as unexplained and not suspicious, Cornwall Live reports.

A spokesperson for the Maritime and Coastguard agency said: "At approx. 11.15am today (11 June), HM Coastguard’s assistance was requested by Devon and Cornwall Police in the North Cliffs area.

"Portreath coastguard rescue team and the St Ives RNLI lifeboats were sent, alongside the search and rescue helicopter from Newquay."

Devon and Cornwall Police said in a statement: "Police attended an area near Bassett Cove, Cornwall after a body was located at around 11.30am.

"Colleagues from the Coastguard and the RNLI also assisted officers at the scene.

"Police are currently treating the death as unexplained but there are not thought to be any suspicious circumstances."

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