Essex couple died from carbon monoxide poisoning on Wroxham boat

Police, fire and rescue, and the coastguard at the boat on Wroxham Island on the River Bure where tw

Police, fire and rescue, and the coastguard at the boat on Wroxham Island on the River Bure where two people and a dog have died. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY Copyright: Archant - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2016

A couple who were found dead on a boat in Wroxham earlier this month died from carbon monoxide poisoning, an inquest heard.

Police, fire and rescue, and the coastguard at the boat on Wroxham Island on the River Bure where tw

Police, fire and rescue, and the coastguard at the boat on Wroxham Island on the River Bure where two people and a dog have died. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY Copyright: Archant - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2016

The bodies of carpenter Alan Frost, 64, and Tina Wilkins, 51, were discovered on a boat moored near Wroxham Island on the River Bure on June 9.

An inquest in Norwich today heard how the couple, from Greenwood House, Argent St, Grays, Essex, were found with their deceased dog.

The medical cause of death was given as carbon monoxide poisoning.

A full inquest is due to take place at Norfolk Coroner's Court on November 30.


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