December 7, 2006
seafront death no longer being treated as suspicious
Police said on Thursday afternoon (December 7th) that they are
no longer treating the death of a 59-year-old woman on the town's
seafront as suspicious.
follows a second post mortem by a Home Office Pathologist earlier
in the day.
police spokesman said the case would now be passed to the North
Somerset Coroner for an inquest to take place in due course.
news came after the bandstand at the top of Sea View Road was
sealed off on Wednesday night and much of Thursday as police investigated
the incident - as we reported
spokesman Dan Mountain told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Officers
were called by ambulance teams to a bandstand on the seafront
at 7.45pm on Tuesday (December 5th) after reports of a woman being
was taken to Weston General Hospital and died a short time afterwards."
initial post mortem on the 59-year-old led police to treat the
death as suspicious."
carried out door-to-door enquiries in the area on Wednesday as
they gathered information on what may have happened.