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Inquiry launched after homeless man found dead in Wisbech hotel room




An inquiry is under-way after the body of a homeless man was found in a hotel room where he had been housed during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Staff at the White Lion Hotel in Wisbech reportedly found the body of Lithuanian-born Saulius Uzdavinys when they went to carry out their weekly clean of his room on Wednesday (8). It is believed he could have been dead for up to four days before the discovery.

Mr Uzdavinys was one of a number of homeless people moved to the hotel when Fenland’s night shelter was forced to close due to the coronavirus outbreak. The Government provided funding to local authorities to help put a roof over the heads of homeless people to help keep them safe and stop the spread of the virus.


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