Man lay dead in tent ‘for a year’ near Somerset road
A person lay lifeless in a tent close to a Somerset street for as much as a 12 months prior to he used to be discovered, police have stated.
The frame used to be found out on 15 August 2017, however officials are nonetheless looking for his subsequent of family to allow them to know.
A using licence, start certificates and a newspaper from August 2016 had been additionally discovered within the tent.
Then again, Avon and Somerset Police say they have got now not been in a position to verify his id “because of the situation of the stays”.
The person used to be discovered off the A370 close to Weston-super-Mare.
Investigating officer PC Andy Henderson stated: “This can be a actually unhappy case of a person who seems to were napping tough and whose loss of life turns out to have long past unreported.
“It will seem he have been lifeless for as much as a 12 months prior to he used to be discovered and because of the situation of the stays it’s been extraordinarily tough to determine for sure who he’s.
“According to the documentation discovered, we imagine the person to be referred to as Peter Thomas Harrison who used to be born in Birmingham and would both were elderly 59 or 60 when he died.
“We additionally imagine he used to be a motive force via business and had spent fresh years in and across the Weston-super-Mare space.
“We would fairly his subsequent of family now not know about his loss of life on this means however really feel strongly that given the period of time, it will be important they know.”
:: Someone with knowledge is requested to name 101 with the reference 5217187006.