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Local cameraman details spotting body during search for Michael Mosley

A coroner has revealed the suspected cause and time of Michael Mosley’s death in Greece.

It comes after CCTV footage was found that appears to show Dr Michael Mosley falling while walking down a rocky hillside, close to where his body was discovered.

The TV star’s body was discovered in a rocky area close to Agia Marina beach on Sunday following a major five-day search on the Greek island of Symi.

Bar staff at the resort have said it’s a “mystery” his body was not found sooner, and added that it had been “heartbreaking” that no one had seen him in distress.

The 67-year-old was last seen leaving Saint Nikolas beach at around 1.30pm on Wednesday, setting off for a coastal walk in searing heat without his mobile phone.

Tributes have been pouring in for the medic, whose loved ones have described him as “extremely kind” and a “brilliant science broadcaster” after his tragic death.

Dr Mosley’s wife Dr Clare Bailey Mosley confirmed his death, leading the tributes to her “wonderful, funny, kind and brilliant” husband, while the TV doctor’s employers have also been remembering him.

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Foul play not suspected – report

Mr Mosley did not sustain any injuries that indicate criminal activity, according to the report.

However, the condition of the remains made it difficult to establish an exact cause of death.

Further tests are due to take place.

File photo: A general view of Agia Marina in Symi, Greece, where Mr Mosley’s body was found
File photo: A general view of Agia Marina in Symi, Greece, where Mr Mosley’s body was found (Yui Mok/PA Wire)

Matt Mathers10 June 2024 13:23

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Doctor may have rested yards from safety – report

Michael Mosley may have rested just a few yards from the safety of a restaurant before collapsing, according to a report.

Early findings from the inquest into his death suggest he died at around 4pm on Wednesday, Greek media reports.

Greek outlet Proto Thema said the 67-year-old may have rest his jand on the terrace of the restaurant before collapsing.

Matt Mathers10 June 2024 13:19

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Michael Mosley’s business partner says he was ‘one of a kind’

A business partner of Michael Mosley has paid tribute to the late TV doctor saying he was “truly was one of a kind”.

A statement from Calypso Haggett, chief executive of The Fast 800 weight-loss programme, said the 67-year-old broadcaster and columnist, who popularised the intermittent fasting diet, was a “shining light for the whole team”.

She added: “He and his work motivated us every day and we remain so inspired by his energy, passion, humour, knowledge and kindness.

Tributes have flooded in for the TV doctor
Tributes have flooded in for the TV doctor (PA)

“He was a great communicator and had a unique ability to convey complex messages in a simple, easy-to-understand way that encouraged many people to make positive changes in their lives. I know this is how he will be remembered.

“I had the great privilege of knowing Michael both professionally and personally. He really, truly was one of a kind and will be terribly missed by everyone.

“Our hearts are very much with Clare and his children during this time.

“Michael has left an incredible legacy, which I know will live on and energise a continuous movement for better health.”

Holly Evans10 June 2024 13:15

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Coroner reveals initial post-mortem findings

The initial post-mortem on Michael Mosley has revealed his suspected time and cause of death, according to reports.

A coroner in Greece found the presenter died from natural causes, at around 4pm local time on Wednesday.

No injuries were found on the body that could have caused his death, the BBC reports a local police spokesperson as saying.

Sam Rkaina10 June 2024 13:15

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Gyles Brandreth remembers one piece of health advice Michael Mosley gave him

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Holly Evans10 June 2024 12:55

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Downing Street says Mosley had a ‘huge impact’ on people’s lives

Downing Street said Michael Mosley was an “extraordinary broadcaster” who had a “huge impact” on people’s lives.

The Prime Minister’s official spokesman said: “The reports from the weekend are heartbreaking and our thoughts are with Dr Michael Mosley’s family, his wife Clare and friends, in what must be deeply sad times.

“We have seen some incredibly touching tributes which have made clear the huge impact that Dr Mosley had on people and helped to transform people’s lives for the better.

“He will be known as an extraordinary broadcaster who used his platform to influence and change the way we think about many public health issues.”

Michael Mosley has been praised as an ‘extraordinary broadcaster’
Michael Mosley has been praised as an ‘extraordinary broadcaster’ (Getty)

Holly Evans10 June 2024 12:33

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Bar staff say: ‘How we missed him is a mystery’

Staff at the Agia Marina resort where Dr Michael Mosley was found have shared their distress at the discovery of his body, days after he was reported missing on the Greek island of Symi.

A staff member told MailOnline: “How we missed him is a mystery. He was in distress suffering from exhaustion but nobody saw him. This is heartbreaking.”

It is believed the TV medic collapsed while walking through rocky terrain in high temperatures, with his wife reporting him missing on Wednesday.

After a wide-ranging search, he was found by the restaurant manager at around 10.30am local time on Sunday, with his body now taken to Rhodes for examination.

A direction sign posting towards Agia Marina where Dr Mosley is believed to have walked
A direction sign posting towards Agia Marina where Dr Mosley is believed to have walked (Yui Mok/PA Wire)

Holly Evans10 June 2024 12:13

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Dr Mosley was a ‘immediately likeable, genuinely funny’ individual, says co-author

Mimi Spencer, who co-authored The Fast Diet with Dr Mosley, paid tribute to him as “immediately likeable, genuinely funny” and said she will “miss him terribly”.

Speaking on BBC Radio 4, she said: “In person he was very much the sort of figure that you would see on television: immediately likeable, genuinely funny, enthusiastic, he had this innate enthusiasm about life and he was always very generous with his time.

“He had a brilliant line in tangential anecdote which comes out of his broadcasting as well, that his mind would go down rabbit holes and come out with fantastic snippets of information, and talking to him in person was much like that, you never quite knew where you were going to arrive, but the journey was always fascinating.”

Holly Evans10 June 2024 11:35

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Reporter who spotted Michael Mosley’s body details moment of discovery

Reporter who spotted Michael Mosley’s body details moment of discovery

Holly Evans10 June 2024 11:13

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Mapped: The doomed route taken by Dr Michael Mosley before death

Tragic details have continued to emerge about Dr Michael Mosley’s final hours after he disappeared on the Greek island of Symi, with his body discovered five days later.

CCTV footage has reportedly shown him making his way down the slope before falling over, with his wife saying that his family had taken comfort in the fact he “very nearly made it to safety”.

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Holly Evans10 June 2024 10:56

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