UPDATE: Death of pensioner in Weymouth - Two men released

UPDATE: Death of pensioner in Weymouth - Two men released

Published by The Wessex FM News Team at 1:18pm 7th November 2019. (Updated at 6:59am 8th November 2019)

Two people arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender during an investigation into the death of a man in Weymouth will face no further police action.

Dorset Police was called at 10.17am on Saturday 7th September by the ambulance service following reports of the sudden death of a 75-year-old man – named by detectives as John Cornish – at an address on The Esplanade in Weymouth.

Following enquiries into the circumstances surrounding the death and a post-mortem examination, Aaron Kirk Brown, 38 and from Weymouth, and 28-year-old Hannah Jayne Rebecca Day of no fixed abode were arrested and subsequently charged with manslaughter and robbery.

Hannah Day was also charged with theft and five counts of fraud by false representation. 

weymouth and portland police on Weymouth Esplanade

They last appeared at Winchester Crown Court on Tuesday 5th November and are next due to appear at the same court on Friday 6th December 2019.

During the course of the investigation two men from Weymouth, aged 37 and 66, were also arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender and were released under investigation.

Both men have now been released from the investigation and will face no further police action.