Police have confirmed that a man has died after an incident at a Lizard Peninsula beach.

Police, coastguards and the RNLI were all called to Poldhu Cove just after 9pm on Sunday evening following a concern for a person's welfare nearby.

The coastguard rescue helicopter was also scrambled and the air ambulance could be seen overhead.

Now Devon and Cornwall Police has said that a man has died after going over the edge of cliff.

A force spokesperson said: "Police were called to Poldhu Point at around 9pm on Sunday, May 30, following a report a man had fallen from the cliff.

"Officers attended and the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

"His death is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner."

Mullion Coastguard Rescue Team, supported by a coastguard team from Porthleven, worked with the Lizard all-weather lifeboat at the incident.

A spokesperson for the Maritime and Coastguard Agency said late on Sunday night that a person had been recovered from the sea and placed into the care of the NHS.

She said: "Lizard all weather lifeboat, Mullion and Porthleven Coastguard Rescue Teams and a Coastguard helicopter worked with other emergency services to recover a person from the water at Poldhu Cove this evening (Sunday, May 30). The person was transferred into NHS care."