Welsh accountant killed by bee sting

Richard Francis, 59, the founding partner of
accountants Francis Gray in the
Welsh Town of Aberystwyth, has died after being stung by a bee while out on a

Francis had been in practice in
Aberystwyth since 1973 and in 2006
merged with rival firm Robert Gray to form the new partnership.

He was also director with Tregaron-based estate agency Mews Properties as
well as a firm called Intofootball based in Stourbridge, near Birmingham.

He is believed to be only the fifth person in Britain to die from a bee sting
in the past 10 years.

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