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Search for family of man who died in Lowestoft boating accident

Peter Chambers was pulled from the sea near Ness Point.

Police are trying to find the family of a man who died in a boating accident.

Peter Chambers, of Wellesley Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, was pulled from the sea off Lowestoft, Suffolk, on March 10 by a lifeboat team after the boat he was in capsized.

Despite attempts to resuscitate him, the 43-year-old died.

Two other men who were thought to be on the boat are still missing.

Today Suffolk Police said they believe Mr Chambers has links to Yorkshire.

A spokesman said: "Officers have received information that Mr Chambers may have connections to Driffield.

"Now they are asking people in the area if they can help trace Mr Chambers' relatives."

Anyone with information about any family members is asked to contact Steve Bignell, coroner's officer, on 01986 835167.

Police appeal to find next-of-kin of two men who died in Lowestoft

Police are appealing for help to trace the next of kin of two men who died in Lowestoft recently.

Despite initial enquiries no next-of-kin have been found for John Lachlan Wood who was found deceased at his home in Spashett Road in the town on Tuesday 11 March or, in a separate case, for Trevor Hughes, also known as Terry Hughes, who died at his home in Crown Street West on Friday 14 March.

If you have any information about the next of kin of either man you are asked to call coroners officer Steve Bignell by dialling 01986 835167.

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Post mortem examination finds Lowestoft speedboat tragedy victim drowned

Peter Chambers was pulled from the sea near Ness Point last Monday. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

A post-mortem examination has confirmed that a man whose boat capsized off Lowestoft a week ago died of drowning.

Peter Chambers, from Great Yarmouth, was pulled from the sea near Ness Point last Monday.

Two other men from Yarmouth who were also on the boat are still missing.

A post-mortem examination found the cause of Mr Chambers' death was drowning but further tests will take place later.

Two people who were also in the boat are still missing. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

Lowestoft Seafront Air Show is cancelled for good

Crowds gathered to watch the Lowestoft Air Show, 2012 Credit: ITV News Anglia

The Lowestoft Seafront Air Show has been cancelled for good because of a lack of financial support.

Organiser Paul Bayfield said. "It feels like a bereavement."

The not for profit company behind the show is now selling off its few remaining assets.

Red Arrows perform at the Lowestoft Air Show, 2012 Credit: ITV News Anglia

The last Air Show in the town was in 2012, but bad weather that year left the organisers with a £60,000 gap in funding. This led to the 2013 show being cancelled.

Tributes to three men in Suffolk sea tragedy

Friends have been paying tribute to the three men lost in Monday's fishing tragedy off the Suffolk coast.

Police have named the man whose body was recovered as 43-year old Peter Chambers from Great Yarmouth. Police are still trying to trace his next of kin.

Two other men, Andy Porter who is in his 40s and 79-year old grandfather Malcolm Sayer, both from Great Yarmouth, are still missing.

Click above to watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Malcolm Robertson.

Great Yarmouth men who died in sea tragedy are named

79- year old Malcolm Sayer Credit: ITV News Anglia

Suffolk police have this afternoon named the man who was pulled from the water at Lowestoft, as 43-year old Peter Chambers from Great Yarmouth.

Police are still trying to trace his next-of-kin.

Two other men, Andy Porter who is in his forties and from Great Yarmouth and 79-year old Malcolm Sayer who is also from Great Yarmouth, are still missing.

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Man who died in sea tragedy has been named

Suffolk police have named the man found in water off the coast of Lowestoft on Monday afternoon, as 43-year old Peter Chambers from Wellesley Road in Great Yarmouth.

Police have still not been able to trace his next-of-kin.

Enquiries are continuing into what happened on behalf of the Coroner and Suffolk police continue to lead the investigation.

It's now known the boat that Mr Chambers was on, left Great Yarmouth harbour on Monday morning for a fishing trip.

Two men from Great Yarmouth have been reported missing.

One of the two missing men is in his 40s, the other in his late 70s.

The boat recovered from the water has been examined and police have taken calls from people who reportedly saw the boat in rough seas between Gorleston and Lowestoft.

Police expected to name man found off coast of Suffolk

RNLI returned to Lowestoft after the search Credit: ITV News Anglia

Police are expected to name the man who was pulled from the water following a boating incident off the Suffolk coast, later today.

The man who was from Great Yarmouth, was on a fishing trip from Gorleston in Norfolk, when their boat overturned on Monday afternoon.

Two other men are still unaccounted for.

Loss at sea is a tragedy for all the community

As it approaches 48 hours since the boating tragedy off the Suffolk coast, claiming the life of one man and leaving two more unaccounted for, the Port Chaplain for Great Yarmouth has said the loss is felt across the whole community.

The Rev Peter Paine spoke to ITV News Anglia. Click above to watch a short interview clip.

The men were on a fishing trip from Gorleston in Norfolk when their boat overturned on Monday afternoon.

The body of one man from Great Yarmouth was pulled from the water on the same day. Police confirmed that two other men from the town have been reported missing.

No sign of missing fishermen after boat overturned

There are growing fears for two men, after a boating tragedy off the Suffolk coast which has already claimed the life of one.

The coastguard has been searching beaches around Lowestoft for signs of the men, who were thought to have been on a fishing trip when their boat overturned.

The body of one man from Great Yarmouth was pulled from the water on Monday. Police have today confirmed two other men from the town have been reported missing.

Click below to watch a report from ITV News Anglia's Malcolm Robertson in Lowestoft

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