Mystery surrounds death of elderly man found with fractured skull
MYSTERY surrounds how an elderly man who died in hospital first came to suffer a fractured skull.
Police are now investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of 86-year-old George Keech, who was found semi-clothed in his home in Torpoint by his daughter at around 9am on October 5.
Mr Keech was conscious but had suffered an injury to his head for which he could not account.
Police were contacted by hospital staff and an investigation was launched.
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While Mr Keech had no recollection of how he came by his injuries, police found his wallet and its contents intact – and nothing missing from his home.
Keech had been in the Jubilee Inn public house in Fore Street up until 7pm on October 3. Sadly, he passed away in Derriford Hospital on October 13. No post mortem has been carried out and police have not revealed a cause of death.
A police spokesman said: "We need to find out his movements, where he's been and who he's spoken to."
Mr Keech had grey hair and a grey beard and was wearing a green jacket.
Call police on 101 quoting crime reference BT/12/627.