Police confirm Blackhall body is Durham teacher Mark Bushnell

Mark Bushnell

Mark Bushnell

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POLICE have confirmed a body found at the weekend is that of missing Durham School deputy headteacher Mark Bushnell.

Mr Bushnell, a 50-year-old married, father-of-three, was reported missing from his Durham City home on Sunday, March 9.

His body was discovered on the beach at Blackhall, east Durham, on Saturday, March 22.

Police say there are no suspicious circumstances and their thoughts are with Mr Bushnell’s family.

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12:34pm Tue 25 Mar 14

DaisyBear says...

Immensely sad and my commiserations to his family and friends, the school and its students.

I do hope, however, that attention-seeking creatures will not now crawl out of the woodwork to lay scurrilous, unproven, and vile accusations against this man's character, as has become so prevalent these days, particularly against anyone in teaching, politics, or show business.

May he rest in peace.
Immensely sad and my commiserations to his family and friends, the school and its students. I do hope, however, that attention-seeking creatures will not now crawl out of the woodwork to lay scurrilous, unproven, and vile accusations against this man's character, as has become so prevalent these days, particularly against anyone in teaching, politics, or show business. May he rest in peace. DaisyBear
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