Inquest into death of Denbigh pensioner Arthur Jones records open verdict

The inquest into the death of a Denbigh pensioner who died while out walking in Crete has recorded an open verdict. The body of 73-year-old Arthur Jones was found by the Greek authorities under a tree in a rural area near the Hanya Resort in August six weeks after he went missing.

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Open verdict on Denbigh pensioner's death

The inquest into the death of a Denbigh pensioner who died while out walking in Crete has recorded an open verdict.

Arthur Jones, 73, was reported missing whilst on a walking holiday on the Greek island.

His body was found by the Greek authorities under a tree in a rural area near the Hanya Resort in August six weeks after he went missing.

Arthur Jones died while out walking in Crete Credit: ITV Wales

The court heard that the terrain where Mr Jones' body was found - several weeks after he first went missing - was difficult and inhospitable for searchers.

The 'Find Arthur' campaign family and friends waged came in for praise - the coroner adding 'it's a huge regret their efforts went unrewarded'.

Inquest due to open into death of Denbigh pensioner Arthur Jones

The pensioner was missing on the Greek island of Crete for six weeks.

The inquest into the death of a Denbigh pensioner who died while out walking in Crete is due to open today. 73-year-old Arthur Jones was reported missing whilst on a walking holiday on the Greek island.

His body was found by the Greek authorities under a tree in a rural area near the Hanya Resort in August six weeks after he went missing.

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