Dominic Hamlyn Biography
Dominic Hamlyn, 24, who had a first-class degree in astrophysics, had delivered a “brilliant speech” for his youngest brother, Benedict, just moments before jumping in the pool.
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Dominic Hamlyn Age
He was just 24 years old.
Dominic Hamlyn Education
Dominic, who had a first-class degree in astrophysics from University College London and was studying for a Masters in Philosophy from the University of Cambridge, may have drowned during a party thrown on Saturday night.
Dominic Hamlyn Father
Dominic Hamlyn father’s Peter Hamlyn is a celebrated neurosurgeon who became a household name after saving the life of boxer Michael Watson, who suffered a blood clot formed on his brain minutes after his world title fight with Chris Eubank in 1991.
Dominic Hamlyn father said: “We are broken. If he is to be remembered, it is as a hero and one of the world’s helpers.”
Dominic Hamlyn Death, Dominic Hamlyn Cause of Death
Dominic Hamlyn was having a late-night swim at the country home belonging to his father Peter Hamlyn outside the Kent village of Crundale, near Canterbury, when he got into difficulties.
Paramedics were called to the family’s sprawling, Grade II-listed £3m farmhouse in Crundale, near Ashford in Kent, at 3.30am on Sunday but were unable to save the gifted student, who had been studying for a Masters at Cambridge.
No details of how he came to be in the swimming pool in the early hours of the morning have yet been released.
Dominic Hamlyn in 2014 Marathon
Dominic ran the London Marathon in 2014 and raised more than £5,500 for Britain’s Brain & Spine Foundation charity and was pictured with Leicester and England rugby star Tom Croft.
Dominic Hamlyn Fundraising Page
He wrote on his fundraising page how he had been inspired to do it because of his father and his famous patient Michael Watson.
He said: ‘When I was a young boy I helped my father fundraising. He and his patient, the injured boxer Michael Watson, along with his carer Lenny, walked the London marathon for the Brain and Spine Foundation. It took them six days and I swore when I was old enough I would run it; in the words of Michael, ‘for the benefit of others less fortunate than me’.
Police Investigation Reports
Police are investigating the circumstances around the incident and at this stage, the man’s death is being treated as unexplained.’
Fast Facts You Need to Know
- Dominic Hamlyn was visiting country home belonging to father Peter Hamlyn
- He is believed to have drowned at 3.30am during a party at family’s Kent mansion
- Kent Police said the man was taken to hospital where he died of his injuries
- Officers are investigating the circumstances around death, which is unexplained
- Dominic had a degree from UCL and was studying for a Masters at Cambridge