Man who died on beach is named

Emergency personnel including the Great North Air Ambulance on the beach at Seaton Sluice where a man collapsed.
Emergency personnel including the Great North Air Ambulance on the beach at Seaton Sluice where a man collapsed.

A MAN who died on the beach while walking his dog has been named.

Robert Wardle, from Seaton Delaval, died on the beach at Seaton Sluice on Friday, April 8.

Police, ambulance crews and the Great North Air Ambulance attended the scene where Mr Wardle was pronounced dead.

Police are not treating his death as suspicious, but are appealing for witnesses, as they may have information to contact police fior the coroner.

Anyone with information should contact police on 03456 043043.