Police were called to Maryport Golf Club at 12:30 pm today (17 December 2013) after they received a call from a member of the public who found a body on the beach.
Police officers attended and located the body of a man, who has been formally identified as being Callum William Chapman, aged 17, from Grimsby.
There are no suspicious circumstances and the coroner has been informed.
Mr Chapman’s family have been informed.
Police would like to thank everyone for their efforts in the search for Callum.