Two found dead in Whitby

Two found dead in boat

Two found dead in boat

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Two people have been found dead in a boat in Whitby.

Officers were called 9.55am today to a boat moored in Whitby harbour after concern was raised for the safety of the occupants.

On arrival they found the bodies of two fishermen who had been pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

A North Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said the next of kin have now been informed of the deaths.

Although the deaths are currently unexplained there are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances and no one else is being sought in connection with the incident.

The Health and Safety Executive and the Marine Accident Investigation Branch have been informed of the deaths.

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