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Police investigate after body of 63-year-old man found on beach

Police are investigating after the body of a man was found washed ashore near Astwood Cove, in Warwick (Photograph supplied)

Police have launched an investigation after the body of a 63-year-old man was found washed ashore in Warwick.

A police spokeswoman said that the body was found near Astwood Walk.

The spokeswoman said that the man had been swimming in the area shortly before the discovery of his body.

“Shortly before 6pm on Sunday, August 28, police responded to a report of a lifeless body washed ashore on a beach, near Astwood Walk in Warwick.

“Police cordoned off the area while the scene was being processed. An investigation surrounding the circumstances of his death has begun. An autopsy is anticipated, to determine the exact cause of death.

“The Bermuda Police Service is appealing to anyone who may have been in the area, in particular the beach area known as 100 Steps Beach, to call 211.

“No further information will be given until the next of kin have been notified,” the spokeswoman said.