Body washed up in Purfleet remains unidentified

Coroner

A MAN whose body was found washed ashore by a ship’s crew remains unidentified.

His body was found at Purfleet on July 13th.

An inquest into his death, held at Essex Coroner’s Court, heard a post-mortem examination found he had drowned.

Senior Coroner Caroline Beasley-Murray recorded an open conclusion and said “very scant circumstances” were known about the individual’s death.

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