Four-month-old baby died at hospital, inquest hears

PUBLISHED: 12:43 14 August 2019 | UPDATED: 12:43 14 August 2019

The inquest was held at Norfolk coroner's court. Picture: David Bale

The inquest was held at Norfolk coroner's court. Picture: David Bale


An inquest has opened into the death of a four-month-old baby at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH).

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Irene Shiminsky, who was born on April 5 at Gorleston, died at the hospital on August 2 this year, an inquest in Norwich heard on Wednesday.

Her medical cause of death was given as a cerebral haemorrhagic infarction. Prematurity was also listed as a contributing factor.

A full inquest is due to take place at the Norfolk Coroner's Court in Norwich on January 7, 2020.

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