Tragic Loss: Two Young Men Fatally Rescued from Water off Torbay Coast

Tragic Loss: Two Young Men Fatally Rescued from Water off Torbay Coast

…By Alan Peterson for TDPel Media. A distressing incident unfolded off the coast of Torbay, resulting in the deaths of two young men in their twenties.


Devon and Cornwall police were summoned to assist the Coastguard at approximately 9 am on Saturday, following reports of concern for two individuals in the water near Oddicombe.

Rescue Operation and Fatal Outcomes:

Following an intense emergency rescue operation, both men were successfully retrieved from the water.

Tragically, despite the efforts of the responders, one of the men was pronounced dead at the scene.

The second man, despite being transported to Torbay District Hospital, could not be saved and also succumbed to his injuries.

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Family Notification and Ongoing Investigations:

The police have contacted the next of kin of the deceased individuals to inform them of the tragic news.

Inquiries are still underway as authorities prepare a comprehensive file for the coroner to investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident.


Collaborative Efforts in the Rescue Operation:

Multiple agencies were involved in the operation, including the Coastguard rescue team from Torbay and the RNLI’s inshore lifeboat from Teignmouth and Dawlish.

The Devon Air Ambulance was swiftly dispatched, and both Devon and Cornwall Police and the South Western Ambulance Service played crucial roles in the response.

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This heartbreaking incident off the Torbay coast resulted in the loss of two young lives, despite the valiant efforts of the rescue teams involved.

As investigations continue to determine the sequence of events, the community mourns the tragic loss, while authorities work diligently to gather all relevant information for the coroner’s examination.


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