Man dies after being found on beach

A MAN found on Aldeburgh beach nearly two months ago with stones in his throat and stomach has died.John Doig, 21, of Barley Lands, Aldeburgh, died in the early hours of yesterday morning at Ipswich Hospital, seven weeks after he was found having what was thought to be a fit.

A MAN found on Aldeburgh beach nearly two months ago with stones in his throat and stomach has died.

John Doig, 21, of Barley Lands, Aldeburgh, died in the early hours of yesterday morning at Ipswich Hospital, seven weeks after he was found having what was thought to be a fit.

Police were on patrol in Aldeburgh at about 11.45pm on the final day of the town's popular carnival on Monday, August 16, when they came across Mr Doig on the beach near to the Cross Keys pub.

He was frothing at the mouth and thought to be having a fit.


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A paramedic attended the scene and he was taken to Ipswich Hospital, where several stones were found in his throat and stomach.

Police conducted an investigation into the incident but said there were no suspicious circumstances.

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The coroner has been informed of Mr Doig's death, and a post mortem examination will be carried out in the next few days.

An inquest will be held in due course.

Andrew Harris, clerk at Aldeburgh Town Council, said: "Our thoughts are obviously with his relations, family or friends."

Michael Good, mayor of Aldeburgh, added: "The whole thing is absolutely tragic."

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