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New Year's day sea death at Llandudno

Date
01/01/2012
What Happened
Body recovered
What Caused
N/A
Casualty type/Qty
Casualty
Gender
Male
Causal Factors
N/A
Injury Details
N/A
Outcome
Accident suspected
Alcohol/Drugs
N/A

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Description of Incident
64 year old John Michael Dain from Conwy has drowned after going missing from his boat on New Year’s Eve.

On Sunday 1st an extensive search for Mr Dain, who was in a 20ft vessel described as a day boat had told coastguards by mobile phone that he was lost.

His body was found in West Shore, Llandudno just after 09:00 on New Years Day.

The Conwy inshore lifeboat had been launched on Saturday, which located the boat about a mile north of the shore. The search involved two lifeboats, coastguard shore teams and the North Wales Police helicopter.
Supporting Information
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-north-west-wales-16399205
http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/local-news/conwy/2012/01/04/inquest-opens-into-sailor-91466-30056538/
http://www.northwalespioneer.co.uk/news/109168/double-tragedy-in-llandudno.aspx

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