A man has died on residential cruise ship The World while it is currently berthed in Falmouth.

Police said they were called at around 11am on Friday to the ship, which had docked at Queen’s Wharf on Monday that week.

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A police spokesperson said there had been a report that a member of staff had died on board.

The spokesperson said: "A 57-year-old man of Colombian nationality was sadly pronounced deceased.

"His death is not being treated as suspicious and his next-of-kin have been informed."