Suffolk

Man dies in Wattisham lawnmower garden pond accident

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Image caption The man died after the sit-on lawnmower he was on top ended upside down in the pond of a private garden in Bildeston Road, Wattisham

A man died after his sit-on lawnmower ended upside down in a garden pond.

Despite efforts to revive the man, who was in his 60s, after he was pulled from beneath the mower he was declared dead at the scene in Wattisham.

Suffolk Police say there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death in Bildeston Road on Monday afternoon.

The East of England Air Ambulance said the man's heart had stopped by the time they arrived.

A police spokeswoman said a file had been prepared for the coroner.

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