Fakenham man died fatal brain bleed

A Fakenham man died two weeks after suffering a fall that started a fatal bleed in his brain.

A Fakenham man died two weeks after suffering a fall that started a fatal bleed in his brain.

William Barnes, 78, of The Lawn, hit his head in a fall on December 31 and was treated by paramedics. They said there was no significant injury, but Mr Barnes was admitted to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital on January 6.

His condition deteriorated, and he died on January 13 from a right subdural haematoma.

Norfolk coroner William Armstrong today opened and adjourned an inquest into Mr Barnes' death pending further inquiries.

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