Probe after experienced commercial diver's 'sudden death' on beach

The 48-year-old was understood to be at the beach with his brother when he got into 'difficulty'.

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An investigation has been launched after an experienced diver died while swimming off Tyninghame beach on Saturday.

The 48-year-old man, from Edinburgh, was at the East Lothian beach with his brother when he got into difficulties.

Witnesses said the man, who is understood to have been a commercial diver, had been in the water in a full wet suit.

Emergency services were called to the scene but the man was pronounced dead.

Police said an investigation would be carried out and a report sent to the procurator fiscal.

A spokesperson said: “Officers attended at Tyninghame Beach near Dunbar at around 4.20pm on Saturday, following the sudden death of a 48-year-old man.

“There are no suspicious circumstances and a report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.”

A spokesperson for East Lothian Council said it was aware of the incident.