Man’s death ‘not suspicious’

Emergency service at the scene.
Emergency service at the scene.

THE death of a man who plunged down a Whitby cliff is not being treated as suspicious, police have confirmed.

The man died on Friday afternoon at Saltwick Nab after falling down the cliff.

The inshore lifeboat, coastguard and the RAF Sea King helicopter all responded to the incident, however, the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The man’s family, who are believed to live outside of the Whitby area, have now been informed. He was due to be identified today.