BODY DISCOVERED IN WHIPPINGHAM

policetapeUPDATED: The body of a currently unidentified man was discovered near the shoreline in Whippingham today.

The gruesome discovery was made shortly after 14:30 by members of the public near to The Folly Inn on Folly Lane.

Police were called to the scene and an area of the shore was cordoned off while investigations got underway.

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The death is not being treated as suspicious.

UPDATE FRIDAY @ 13:20 – Police have today confirmed the identity of the body discovered yesterday as that of Roy Daish, 76, of Medina Park, Folly Lane, Whippingham.

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