SOUTH Wales Police are appealing for information to trace the movements of a 52-year-old man whose body was found on Penarth Beach.

At around 3.30pm on Saturday, November 10, officers were called to Penarth Esplanade to a report of an unconscious man on the beach just north of the pier.

Emergency services attended and the 52-year-old man was confirmed dead at the scene.

Officers say they are currently investigating the circumstances of his death. The death is not being treated as suspicious.

Penarth inspector Andy Rice: “We are appealing to the public to help us trace the last movements of the 52-year-old man and to understand the circumstances that has tragically led his death.

“I am looking for anyone who may have seen him on Friday afternoon near Penarth Beach or in the vicinity of the Esplanade. He is described as white, 5ft6, of medium build, with brown hair and brown eyes. He was wearing a blue hooded jacket with a logo, jeans and white Adidas trainers with dark coloured stripes.

“Anyone who may have seen him or anyone acting strangely in the area on Friday afternoon, is asked to get in contact with us by calling 101 quoting reference 1800428030, alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”