An inquest heard today that a landlord from Wiltshire took his own life after facing finanical problems.
Malcolm Levesconte went missing at the same time as a £29,000 Christmas savings fund disappeared. His body was later found off the Kent coast.
Andrew Pate has been at the inquest:
An inquest has been opened into the death of a pub landlord from Wiltshire who vanished after the theft of a Christmas collection.
The body of a Wiltshire pub landlord who vanished after the theft of almost £30,000 from a Christmas collection has been found in the sea.