Pevensey Bay bricklayer found dead at home

A 39-year-old man from Pevensey Bay died at his home last year.

Friday, 12th March 2021, 11:17 am
Updated Friday, 12th March 2021, 1:01 pm

Jonathan Winterton took his own life on February 29, an inquest heard.

An inquest at Eastbourne Town Hall on Thursday (March 11), heard Mr Winterton, a bricklayer, was found at his flat in Saxon Court on Eastbourne Road.

Toxicology found Mr Winterton had drugs and a high level of alcohol in his system, the inquest heard.

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Sussex Police attended the flat in the early hours of February 29 to find Mr Winterton’s body.

East Sussex coroner Alan Craze ruled that Mr Winterton took his own life.

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