man who died at home wasn't found for weeks
Burnham-On-Sea man who was found dead in the bathroom of his flat
had been there for several weeks, an inquest has heard this week.
body of David Sheringham, 66, was discovered in his flat in Burnham's
Abingdon Street on September 18th.
neighbours had called Police after seeing flies on the window of
last confirmed sighting of Mr Sheringham was when he attended an
appointment at his local doctor's surgery on August 11th, the inquest
in Taunton heard.
who carried out a 'concern for welfare check' gave a statement to
the coroner that when he entered the property, the smell was overwhelming.
was unable to uncover the cause of death, but a search carried out
by Police had found no cause for suspicion.
Somerset Coroner Tony Williams recorded the cause of the death and
the verdict as unascertained.