Search

Live-in doctor died of opiate overdose at Norfolk hospital

PUBLISHED: 15:04 04 May 2018 | UPDATED: 11:43 25 May 2018

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King's Lynn. Picture: Ian Burt

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King's Lynn. Picture: Ian Burt

Archant

A doctor was found dead at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn after overdosing on opiates, an inquest opening heard today.

Piers Wilski-Jaloszynski, a live-in doctor at the hospital, was 31 when he was found in his room by a colleague on Tuesday, February 20.

Area coroner Yvonne Blake said the cause of death was an opiate drug overdose.

Mr Wilski-Jaloszynski was born in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. An obituary on Polish news website Wyborcza said a funeral was held on Thursday, March 8 in the cathedral of St. Jana in Warsaw, before the body was transferred to the family tomb in the old Służewiec Cemetery, also in Warsaw.

The obituary described Mr Wilski-Jaloszynski as a beloved son, brother and grandson, and graduate of the University of London, Jagiellonian and Strasbourg.

The inquest has been adjourned to 3pm on September 13 at Norfolk Coroner’s Court in Norwich.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Eastern Daily Press. Click the link in the yellow box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Most Read

Latest from the Eastern Daily Press