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Bridport man found in river died from drowning

Date
01/12/2013
What Happened
Abandoned
What Caused
Adverse environmental conditions
Casualty type/Qty
Casualty
Gender
Male
Causal Factors
Not recorded
Injury Details
Drowning
Outcome
Accident suspected
Alcohol/Drugs
N/A

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Description of Incident
An inquest has been opened in to the death of Bridport man Phillip Guppy whose body was found in the River Brit.

The Dorchester hearing heard that Mr Guppy, 62, of Alexandra Road, died from drowning.

A massive search was sparked after Mr Guppy failed to return home on Sunday December 1 after an evening at The Crown Inn on West Bay Road.

The search was called off at lunchtime on Wednesday last week after police divers found a body in the river near Palmers Brewery.
Supporting Information
http://www.bridportnews.co.uk/news/localnews/10869000.Bridport_man_found_in_river_died_from_drowning/

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