Man Dies in Flooding

Retired maths teacher Mike Ellis has died after being swept away in a swollen stream in Shropshire.

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Man killed in flood named by neighbours

Residents have named the man who was killed in floods in Shropshire today as maths teacher Mike Ellis.

A local councillor and farmer, Richard Huffer, 50, said we was taught by Mr Ellis at a secondary school, three decades ago.

"He was a very well respected member of the community, he will be deeply missed. His wife is in shock."

– Richard Huffer, farmer and councillor

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