Four month old baby dies of sudden infant death syndrome

The coroner's office on Thorpe Road, Norwich. Photo: Google Streetview

The coroner's office on Thorpe Road, Norwich. Photo: Google Streetview - Credit: Google Streetview

A four-month old baby boy died at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) from sudden infant death syndrome, an inquest has heard.

Mark Palmer was born in Norwich on August 2 last year, Norfolk Coroner's Court was told.

He lived at Anson Way, Carbrooke, near Watton. and died on December 7 at NNUH.

Senior coroner Jacqueline Lake said: 'I understand the circumstances leading to his death are that he was found unresponsive.

'He was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital where he died.'


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The medical cause of death was given as unascertained (sudden infant death syndrome).

A full inquest will be heard on May 4 at Norfolk Coroner's Court.

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Information and support for those affected by sudden infant death syndrome is available at lullabytrust.co.uk.

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