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Police name Dublin man found dead in kayak last month

His next of kin have been informed.

CCTV image of the kayaker, whose body was found on 11 September.
CCTV image of the kayaker, whose body was found on 11 September.
Image: Hampshire Police

Updated at 3.50pm

POLICE IN THE south of England have identified a man found dead in a kayak on an Isle of Wight beach over a month ago.

The deceased has been named as Morgan Savage, 40, from Dublin.

He was last seen alive at around 4pm on 8 September in the Sussex town of Newhaven, where he purchased a yellow and black blow-up Sevylor Conrad kayak.

His body was found three days later, on 11 September.

A statement from Hampshire Police yesterday said the man’s next of kin have been informed of his identity.

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A postmortem into his death, carried out on 24 September, was inconclusive.

“The coroner is currently awaiting histology results,” police said.

First published on 19 October

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