Matthew Flinders dead!

London: British explorer Matthew Flinders has been found dead in his accommodation in the centre of the British capital.

Authorities discovered his body overnight in a humble gaff the man who first circumnavigated Australia with Captain James Cook in 1770 with their French poodle Full Cream is believed to have occupied by himself for quite some time.

New Scotland Yard said there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding the unexpected discovery of Flinders’ corpse in the dilapidated 19thC  one-room dwelling. “We are not seeking any other person in relation to this incident,” a police statement said.

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