North Yorkshire beach closed after police find human remains

Filey beach closed after shocking find.

Filey beach closed after shocking find. Image: Brian-A-Jackson

Today a  popular stretch of the North Yorkshire coastline has been closed to the public after a horrific find.

On Saturday, May 13, around midday Police have advised the public to keep away from a section of the beach at Filey, North Yorkshire after what is believed to be human remains were discovered, writes

The beach in Filey is now closed to the public while the investigation continues.).

A Spokesperson on behalf of North Yorkshire Police commented: ‘For awareness, we’ve put a temporary closure on the beach at Filey following the discovery of possible human bones at around midday today (Saturday 13 May 2023).

‘We’ll let you know when the items have been recovered and the beach reopens.’

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John Ensor

Originally from Doncaster, Yorkshire, John now lives in Galicia, Northern Spain with his wife Nina. He is passionate about news, music, cycling and animals.