Police were called to a West Devon railway line when the body of a man was found on the track at a bridge.

British Transport Police confirmed they attended when the body of a man was discovered next to Furzehill Hill Bridge, Bere Alston, at the weekend.

A British Transport Police spokesman said: 'Officers were called to the line in Bere Alston at 10.51am on Sunday, March 19, following reports of a casualty on the tracks.

'Paramedics also attended, and sadly a man was pronounced dead at the scene. This incident is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.'