Body found by students on school trip was Bridlington man

A man who was found dead by geography students on a school trip to Selwicks Bay has been named.

Man found named as Bridlington's Alan Timms
Man found named as Bridlington's Alan Timms

Humberside Police have now identified the man, who died on the beach near Flamborough, as Alan Timms.

The 59-year-old has lived in Bridlington since 2010.

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Geography students from the High School of Dundee were on a trip to Selwicks Bay when they spotted the body on the beach on Monday November 6.

A spokesperson for Humberside Police said: "We currently do not believe the circumstances of his death are suspicious.

"However, we are asking for help from the public. Please call 101 quoting log 176 06/11/17 if you saw or spoke with Alan in the past two weeks or have any information that could help us to piece together his movements prior to being found."