Police appeal for help in Surrey cyclist death investigation

Derek Abbott, 67, died as a result of head injuries after cycling to Woking on June 20, but his bike has not been found

Surrey Police is requesting help in the investigation into Derek Abbott's death

(Image credit: Surrey Police)

Surrey Police are seeking witnesses to assist in the investigation into the death of cyclist Derek Abbott, who was found with unexplained head injuries in Woking and later died in hospital.

Abbott, 67, is believed to have cycled to Woking on Saturday, June 20, but police have not been able to trace his bicycle. Abbott was found by a member of the public with head injuries on White Rose Lane. He was taken to hospital, but died on July 6.

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Nigel Wynn
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Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on CyclingWeekly.com, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, CyclingWeekly.com would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, an exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.