Pensioner found dead in pond named

The pond by St Mary's Church in Wendover
The pond by St Mary's Church in Wendover

A pensioner who was found dead in a pond last week has been named.

Michael Jocelyn, 72, was discovered in the large pond in Church Lane, next to St Mary’s Church in Wendover.

A police cordon outside St Mary's Church on June 18

A police cordon outside St Mary's Church on June 18

Mr Jocelyn, who lived at Moor Park in Wendover, suffered fatal injuries to his head and leg and was declared dead at the scene.

He was found just before 10am on June 18 and police say his death is not thought to be suspicious.

The inquest into his death will begin on September 1.