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A man from Wimborne has drowned at Sandbanks

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A body of a swimmer from Wimborne, who was in his 70s, was found at Sandbanks Beach.

The ambulance service pronounced the man dead at the scene, and notified the police at 11:27am yesterday (24th June).

His family and the coroner have been informed.

Officers will be making enquiries to establish the circumstances of the death, which is not being treated as suspicious.

Dorset Police

The news comes just days after a man from London drowned at Durdle Door.

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