Worthing man who died had two gastric bypasses, inquest hears

A WORTHING man who had two bariatric operations died following a number of health problems, an inquest heard.

Alan Pusey, 60, of Kingsland Road, Worthing, died on September 5 last year in Worthing Hospital.

An inquest at Worthing Town Hall, in Chapel Road, today, May 25, heard he had received two operations to help him lose weight, as well as an operation for an abdominal hernia.

Pathologist Mark Appleton said Mr Pusey died from acute peritonitis and a bowel obstruction.

Deputy coroner Martin Milward recorded a narrative verdict.

For the full report on the inquest, read the Worthing Herald on Thursday, May 31.