Cornwall New Years Day death ruled as accidental

An inquest into Harry Swordy's death begins today Credit: Tom Luddington

An inquest into the death of a man who was swept out to sea in Cornwall on New Year's day has been ruled as accidental.

27-year-old Harry Swordy died after celebrating with friends in the early hours at Loe Bar beach . His body was found at Porthleven the next day. His friends started a twitter campaign to get the storm named after him.