Stuart Calder, 52, orthopaedic surgeon
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Mawgan Porth: Rescuer who 'died helping surfers' named

One of the people who died in a beach tragedy in Cornwall could have been trying to save young surfers in difficulty, the RNLI has said.

The BBC understands that he was Stuart Calder, 52, an orthopaedic surgeon from Leeds

He along with another man and a woman died after being airlifted to hospital from Mawgan Porth beach, near Newquay, on Sunday.

Two 18-year-olds, a 16-year-old and a 15-year-old managed to get out of the water and survived.

Jon Kay reports.

  • 27 Oct 2014
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