Portsmouth man who died at Farlington Marshes is named

AN INQUEST has been opened into the death of a man who died at Farlington Marshes.

Thursday, 26th January 2017, 8:59 pm
Updated Thursday, 26th January 2017, 9:03 pm
A file photo of Farlington Marshes. Picture: Graham May

The coroner’s office said Gareth Grist died on January 20.

It comes after police were called to the popular beauty spot at around 4.20pm.

Officers were told a Portsmouth man’s body had been found in a vehicle in the car park.

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His death was not suspicious, Hampshire police said.

The 32-year-old’s inquest was opened and adjourned this week by the coroner’s office for the Portsmouth and South East Hampshire Coroner Area.