Bridge death appeal

POLICE are appealing for information surrounding the death of an Ipswich teenager who fell from the Orwell Bridge.Daniel Long's body was found under the bridge on Sunday and a post mortem revealed that he had died as the result of injuries sustained from a fall.

POLICE are appealing for information surrounding the death of an Ipswich teenager who fell from the Orwell Bridge.

Daniel Long's body was found under the bridge on Sunday and a post mortem revealed that he had died as the result of injuries sustained from a fall.

Mr Long, 19, had been reported missing from his home in Coleness Road a day earlier.

An inquest is due to be carried out but police are asking for assistance in providing a full report to the coroner.


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They would like to hear from anyone who may have been travelling over the Orwell Bridge between 11pm on Friday February 10 and 4am on Saturday February 11 and may have seen a group of teenagers walking over the bridge.

Anyone with information should contact Det Insp Dave Cutler at Ipswich CID on 01473 613500 or Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111.

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