Man Dies After Torquay Cliff Fall

A man's died after spending six hours at the bottom of cliffs in Torquay.

Man falls 100ft from Daddyhole Plain

Police were investigating a concern for welfare report of a 55-year old man who was found down the cliff face at Daddyhole Plain. 

Torbay Coastguards were backed up by Teignmouth Coastguards joined police and the Search and Rescue helicopter from Newquay. 

The man was recovered on a spinal board and winched to the top of the cliff where he received medical treatment. 

Unfortunately the man was declared deceased a short while after. 

The man's next of kin has been informed and a file is being prepared for the coroner - his death is not being treated as suspicious.


Man falls 100ft at Daddyhole Plain

Recently Played Tracks

On Radio: Zoe Hardman

10am - 1pm

Email the show

Text 'HEART' to 82122

Zoe Hardman
  • Now playing: The best feel good music

Stay tuned...

Watch heart TV

  • Now playing: The best feel good music

Heart VIP


Autumn Weather

Find your local four day weather report here.

Listening To Radio Win With Heart

Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.

Shopping Our Advertisers

Get great deals and money off vouchers, plus find out more about who's advertising on Heart.

Follow Heart on Twitter