Man, 38, found dead after falling from bridge in Tasmania

A man has died after falling off a bridge in the north-west of Tasmania, police say.

Key points:The man’s body was found on a beach in the town of Stirling in Tasmania’s north-east on MondayPolice said the man’s death was not suspicious and the circumstances surrounding his death were under investigation.

The incident happened on the River Tyne in Stirling, about 200 kilometres north of Hobart.

Police said a man fell from a bridge onto the riverbank, but did not immediately tell them.

They said he was not wearing a life jacket.

The man, who is believed to be aged in his late 20s, was wearing a white fleece jacket with a black patch on the left sleeve and white shorts.

He had a large amount of water on his body and was found by a member of the public on the beach.

Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers.

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