POLICE are trying to establish the identity of a man whose body was found on a Somerset beach.

The body was discovered on a beach off the Esplanade, in Burnham-on-Sea, yesterday (Sunday) at 7am.

An Avon and Somerset Police spokesman said: "We were called shortly after 7am yesterday morning after a man’s body was found on a beach off Esplanade, Burnham-on-Sea.

"The death is being treated as unexplained but it is not currently believed to be suspicious.

"Enquiries to confirm the man’s identity are ongoing."