Funeral of man killed by cows

Mike Porter was killed by a herd of cows while he walked with his brother through a field in Turleigh in Wiltshire.

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Funeral of man killed by cows in Wiltshire

Funeral takes place of Mike Porter Credit: Wiltshire Police

The funeral will take place today of a man who died after being trampled on by a herd of cows in Wiltshire.

66 year old Mike Porter was killed when he and his brother were dog walking in a field in Turleigh near Bradford-on-Avon earlier this month.

The two men managed to stagger to the field gate but Mr Porter died soon after from a cardiac arrest. His funeral will take place at Edinburgh University this lunchtime.


Family's tribute to trampled pensioner

We are still concerned about the health of Mike's brother who was badly injured in the accident and air lifted to hospital.

We are in shock and devastated by the loss of our lovely Mike. We are in discussion with the coroner and would ask people to respect our need for privacy at this time. We would also like to thank our incredible friends and family for their warmth and support.”

– Statement from the family of Alistair Porter


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