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Appeal to identify man with severe amnesia found in Peterborough

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There's an appeal for help to identify a man who was found in Peterborough 2 months ago with severe amnesia.

"Robert" as he's been called by staff at Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust who are caring for him, has no memory of who he is, his name, age, or where he comes from.

He speaks English, but it may be a second language. He also understands Russian and Lithuanian.

After two months there is still no sign or improvement in his condition and he had now personal details on him when he was found in a park in Peterborough on 18th May.

'Robert" has no physical injuries and is being cared for at the Cavell Centre, which cares for people with mental health conditions.

Dr Manaan Kar-Ray, Clinical Director of Acute Care said. "Amnesia can last for anything from a few hours to a number of weeks.

"Clearly this is very upsetting for him as he cannot recall any details of his life. We have made strenuous efforts to help him with his memory, including taking him back to where he was found, but nothing has been successful so far. Understandably, he is now getting very frustrated."


Police search for missing man

Police are appealing for help to trace a missing man from Peterborough.

Mark Auckland, who's 52, was last seen leaving his home in Werrington at about 3pm on Monday.

He is described as white, 5'10'', medium build with short grey hair and clean shaven. He was last seen wearing dark blue jeans and drives a red Renault Clio.

Police say they think he might be in the West Runton area of Norfolk.

Inquest opened into marina death

Edward Gillespie
Edward Gillespie went missing before Christmas Credit: Essex Police

The inquest into the death of 38-year-old Edward Gillespie from Luton has been opened and adjourned. Mr Gillespie went missing following an office party at Roydon Marina before Christmas. His body was recovered from the water on January 26.

His mother paid tribute to him, saying: "No words can express my feelings at the moment. I doubt if I will ever come to terms with the loss of Ed but I have drawn some small comfort over the past weeks from the kindness and help that so many people have shown me.

I would like to thank the police for everything they have done since Ed first went missing and everyone else who helped in the search for him. I would also like to thank people for their thoughts and prayers and the support of all Edward's friends."


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