A BOURNEMOUTH solicitor has reportedly died with Covid after refusing to get the vaccine.

It has been reported that Leslie Lawrenson, 58, died at his home address in Bournemouth in July 2.

His partner, Amanda, told the BBC he made a “terrible mistake” and thought the vaccine was too “experimental”.

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She said: “I feel incredibly foolish. Les died unnecessarily.

“It was a daily thing that he said to us: 'You don't need to have it, you'll be fine, just be careful.'

"He said to me: 'It's a gene thing, an experimental thing. You're putting something in your body that hasn't been thoroughly tested.'

"Les was highly educated, so if he told me something, I tended to believe it."

Ms Mitchell was also reportedly seriously ill with the virus and said her partner appeared to be recovering from Covid-related pneumonia until their son found him dead in bed.

She added: "Les made a terrible mistake and he's paid the ultimate price for that."

Daughter Carla Hodges told the BBC: “[Leslie] was so brainwashed by the stuff that he was seeing on YouTube and social media.

"He said: 'A lot of people will die more from having the vaccine than getting Covid.'"