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crew assist Coastguard and Police in retrieving body
hovercraft crew have helped the Police and Coastguard retrieve the body
of an elderly man from a pond in the town.
During the joint operation at Hunts Pond in Burnham, the Coastguard
asked BARB - the organisation that runs the Burnham hovercraft - to
assist in the retrieval by providing its inshore rescue craft.
A Police spokeswoman said: "Police were called to the Rectory Drive
area of Burnham shortly after 7.45pm last night, April 21st, after reports
of a body being seen in a nearby lake."
The spokeswoman added: "Police worked with the coastguard to recover
the body. The death is not being treated as suspicious and the case
is now in the hands of the coroner."
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