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Tributes have been paid to the man who died in the landslip outside Beaminster tunnel in Dorset thirteen days ago. Michael Rolfe from Fivehead near Taunton, was on his way home from a night out with a friend when the car they were in got caught in the mudslide.
His friend, Rosemary Snell who lived in Misterton near Crewkerne also died. Today Dorset Police confirmed that they'd referred their handling of the incident to the Independent Police Complants Commission. The car was left undiscovered for ten days. Richard Lawrence reports.
Burglars have raided the home of Rosemary Snell who died in a landslide in Dorset
A man and woman who were found buried in a car under tons of mud in Beaminster Tunnel after a landslide have both been named.
It's believed Rosemary Snell from Misterton, was in a car with a friend when it was crushed by tonnes of mud during torrential rain.