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Body Found At Cliffs In Bempton Area

Body Found At Cliffs In Bempton Area

Published by Matthew Pells at 9:56am 20th June 2019. (Updated at 5:20pm 20th June 2019)

Humberside Police say they have found a body at cliffs at Bempton.

In a statement the force said:

"Officers searching for missing 71-year-old Eric Wright from Thorngumbald in East Yorkshire have this afternoon confirmed they have found a body at cliffs at Bempton. 

Mr Wright was reported as missing in the early hours of this morning Thursday 20 June. 

A search operation involving police, our underwater search unit, the coastguard, lifeboat and police helicopter has been ongoing throughout the day at Bempton to try and find Mr Wright. 

Mr Wright's family has been informed. 

Formal identification of the man's body has yet to take place, but we don't believe there are any suspicious circumstances surrounding the man's death."

 

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