Man's body found in sand dunes

PUBLISHED: 10:30 20 September 2012 | UPDATED: 14:35 20 September 2012


POLICE and ambulance crews were called out after a man's body was found on Tuesday afternoon.

The body of Dennis Puddy, aged 81 was discovered in the sand dunes, in Berrow. Police and ambulance crews were called to the scene at 4.20pm.

Police are not treating the death as suspicious and referred the case to the coroner.

West Somerset coroner’s clerk Julie Stevens said Mr Puddy, of Lympsham Road in Lympsham, died of heart failure.

She said: “An inquest will not be held as Mr Puddy had suffered with heart disease and died of natural causes.”

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