Pier jump man dies in hospital

A SECOND man has died after jumping into the sea from Clacton Pier, it emerged today.

A SECOND man has died after jumping into the sea from Clacton Pier, it emerged today.

The man was one of five friends who flung themselves into the sea on Saturday in a drink-fuelled prank.

Two of the men had to be pulled from the sea and one of them, John Castlemaine, died in hospital soon afterwards.

Yesterday evening the other man, who is aged in his 40s and from St Osyth, died in Colchester Hospital.

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