Fishermen have found a man's body in the sea off the seaside resort.

Police have confirmed that the body was discovered this morning just after 9am and by the crew of a St Ives fishing boat.

Officers are appealing for information after the body of the man, aged between 35 and 50 years old was located in the water between St Ives and Pendeen

His body was taken by boat to Smeaton’s Pier. 

Police are trying to identify the man and are keen to hear from anyone who may assist enquiries. The death is not being treated as suspicious at this time. Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting reference 218 of 01/09/14 refers.