Death on Dartmoor

First published in Devon

A man has fallen to his death from Haytor Rocks on Dartmoor.

Police were called out to Dartmoorshortly after 10am on Saturday after a man described as being in a distressed state was seen on top of the rocks.

A police spokesman said officers attempted to communicate with the man but he fell from the rocks and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The man's body was taken by police helicopter to Torbay Hospital.

The man , who has yet to be formally named, is a local man in his sixties. The incident is not being treated as suspicious.

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