A BODY found on a beach has been identified as that of a 25-year-old man.

The body of Adam Langwell was found on the beach in Whitley Bay, North Tyneside at around 8.20am this morning.

Mr Langwell was from Whitley Bay.

"His next of kin have been informed. Officers are carrying out enquiries into the incident and the death is currently being treated as unexplained with a post-mortem arranged for tomorrow," said a Northumbria Police spokesman.

  • Police are urging anyone who may have information, or may have seen Adam, to contact officers on 101 quoting reference number 247 30/12/17.