Police Do Not Cross

Man found dead in River Tone is named

THE man who was found dead the River Tone in Taunton last Sunday has been named as 61-year-old Martyn Cridland.

Police say they are not treating the death of Mr Cridland, who lived in Taunton, as suspicious.

Police were called to the scene at 9.15am and the area was cordoned off while an investigation took place.

His body was eventually recovered from the water between Obridge and Creech Castle just after 1pm.

An inquest has been adjourned to an internal case management review on or before April 15.









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