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Update 12.10pm Thursday 15 December
The identity of the man who was found in the water at Whitby this morning has now been established.
Officers are also in a position to confirm that his death is being treated as non-suspicious.
Issued at 10.50am Thursday 15 December
Police were called at 8.50am Thursday 15 December by HM Coastguard at Whitby with a report of the recovery of a man who had been found in the water near the marina.
Police and ambulance services attended the scene, but sadly despite emergency services efforts, the man has died.
A scene guard will remain in place as officers carry out enquiries to determine the man's identity and establish the circumstances around his death.
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