December 7th: This evening’s top stories on the EDP
Here's a round up of our top stories this evening on Monday December 7.
• Norfolk fitness enthusiast suffered fatal injuries at mental health unit A fitness enthusiast suffered fatal injuries at a mental health unit after his family spent weeks trying to get help for him, an inquest in Norwich heard today. Christopher Higgins, 36, was an aspiring personal trainer who worked for pharmaceutical firm Bespak. He died at Addenbrooke's Hospital, in Cambridge, on July 2, 2013. • Man arrested at Ber Street in Norwich charged with two offences A man arrested during a police operation at a used car dealership has been charged with two offences. Freya Frezgi, 24, of Rectory Field Crescent, in London, was arrested at Ber Street on November 26. He appeared at Norwich Magistrates' Court via video link this morning, charged with possession, with intent to supply, of a Class A drug, and with obstructing arrest. • East of England Co-op counts cost after 20% discount accidentally applied to all its stores A regional supermarket chain is counting the cost after it accidentally applied a limited 20% discount across all its stores. A glitch meant Christmas came early for customers across East Anglia after the offer, meant for some sale items at the store in Bull Road which is earmarked for closure, was applied to the checkouts in all of its 140 stores across Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk. • Police speak to UEA student about accessing website with extremist ideologies A University of East Anglia student has been questioned by police after accessing a website relating to extremist ideologies while doing academic research. The student, who is studying a Clash of Fundamentalisms module, was spoken to by officers last week and police have said no further action will be taken. • Alan Bowkett steps down as Norwich City chairman Norwich City have confirmed Alan Bowkett has stepped down with immediate effect as chairman and director of the club.
The Canaries issued a statement on Monday afternoon reiterating the ownership of the club is unaffected and the search for new directors is on-going.
Fans have been reacting via Twitter.