Police discovered a man’s body on the beach near Fremington Quay yesterday (Sunday).

Officers were called at 10.52am on Sunday following reports of concern for welfare of a man on the beach near Fremington.

Emergency services attended the scene and the man, in his 70s, was confirmed deceased at the scene.

His next of kin have been made aware.

A police spokesman said the death is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.