Investigations are continuing into the death of a man on Weymouth seafront.

Dorset Police received a report at 12.25pm on Monday, March 25, of a man requiring medical attention in Brunswick Terrace.

Officers attended, along with the ambulance service, and the man was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after. The man's next of kin and the coroner have been notified.

Following enquiries into the incident, a 50-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of the supply of class A drugs and has since been released under investigation as the investigation continues.

Detectives are still appealing for anyone with information to come forward as they investigate the death of a man in Weymouth.

The death is currently being treated as non-suspicious and enquiries to establish the circumstances of his death are ongoing, led by detectives from Weymouth CID.

A spokesperson for Dorset Police said: “The 50-year-old man has been released under investigation as enquiries continue.”

Detective Inspector George Graham, of Weymouth CID, said: “Our thoughts are with the family of the man who sadly died, and we are carrying out a number of enquiries as we look to establish the full circumstances of this death.

“I am appealing to anyone who witnessed any suspicious activity in or around the area of the Pier Bandstand on Weymouth Esplanade, or who has any information that might assist our enquiries, to please contact us.

“We are aware that a member of the public assisted by administering CPR to the man at the scene prior to the arrival of the emergency services and we would very much like to speak them in relation to the incident.

“The investigation remains ongoing and there will be an increased policing presence in the vicinity as further enquiries are conducted. Officers can be approached by members of the public with any information or concerns.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55240044412.

Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously online at or by calling Freephone 0800 555 111.​