Emergency services called in following discovery of man’s body near Ramsgate Port

Emergency services

Police and ambulance were called to Ramsgate’s Westcliff area this morning (May 4) due to the discovery of a man’s body.

Emergency services attended the area near to the port after receiving the call at 5.45am.

A Kent Police spokesperson said: “Kent Police was called at around 5.45am following the discovery of a man’s body near Royal Harbour Approach, Ramsgate.

“The death is not being treated as suspicious and a report will be submitted to the coroner.

“The man’s next of kin have been notified.”

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Call the Mental Health Matters team on 0800 107 0160. Free, confidential and open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Thanet Safe Haven on 07850 655877 6pm – 11pm 365 days or email [email protected]. If your usual sources of support are closed Safe Haven in Thanet offers mental health support to Kent residents aged 16+, including healthcare professionals.

East Kent Mind 0795 060 8827 or visit their website. 

East Kent Mind also offers a Crisis Café which offers walk-in support with one of their mental health workers, this café is open from 6pm to 9:30pm, seven days a week. You can find them at 34 King St, Ramsgate CT11 8NT

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