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No inquest for swimmer lost at sea

PUBLISHED: 15:27 18 February 2010 | UPDATED: 16:45 30 June 2010

The circumstances surrounding the death of a 25-year-old Cobholm man in the summer surf at Great Yarmouth will not be the subject of an inquest, it was revealed this week.

The circumstances surrounding the death of a 25-year-old Cobholm man in the summer surf at Great Yarmouth will not be the subject of an inquest, it was revealed this week.

Daniel Reid's body was plucked from sea in Dutch waters in August last year, three weeks after he disappeared beneath the waves despite frantic efforts to save him.

Mr Reid was cremated in Holland in October after his Hunstanton-based family were unable to raise enough money to repatriate his body.

Bob Adams, coroners officer, based at Gorleston's James Paget Hospital, said: “Because a body never came back to British soil there will be no inquest.”

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