Beach death OAP died of ‘natural causes’

A PENSIONER who died on a Suffolk beach passed away from ‘natural causes’, a post-mortem has found.

A PENSIONER who died on a Suffolk beach passed away from “natural causes”, a post-mortem has found.

The 71-year-old from Leiston, who has not been named, is believed to have been swimming in the sea at nearby Sizewell around 5.15pm on Monday.

He was taken ill after returning to the beach and was declared dead at the scene after suffering what is believed to be a heart attack.

A post-mortem was carried out yesterday and a spokeswoman for Suffolk police said it found the pensioner died from “natural causes”.


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The East of England Ambulance Service, East Anglian Air Ambulance, Aldeburgh Coastguard and police all attended Monday’s incident.

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