Highlighting Homeless Deaths

The coffin of a homeless man who is thought to have died of hypothermia has been carried through Totnes to highlight the plight of rough sleepers.

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Full report: A homeless man's funeral

A man who died on the streets of Totnes from the cold was buried today. Michael Gething had few friends in life, but many people turned out to see his coffin carried through the town today.

It's hoped the ceremony will highlight the difficult lives homeless people have in some of our towns and cities, especially when the weather is so cold. Watch Richard Lawrence's report.

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