Gifted Norwich student Max Mian died from multiple injuries after fall from Oxford shopping centre

Former Norwich School student Max Mian, who died on a construction site in Oxford. Photo: Facebook

Former Norwich School student Max Mian, who died on a construction site in Oxford. Photo: Facebook - Credit: Archant

A 'gifted' Norwich student studying classics at Oxford University died from multiple injuries after an incident at a shopping centre construction site.

Oxford Coroner's Court heard today that Max Mian's body was found lying on the ground in front of the John Lewis store at the new Westgate Shopping Centre on Monday, October 2.

Opening the inquest, Oxfordshire coroner Darren Salter said the tragedy was a 'sad case'.

Mr Mian, who attended Norwich School from 2006 to 2016. Stefan Griffiths, headmaster of Norwich School, described him as 'a very gifted all-rounder'.

Mr Salter added: 'The initial hypothesis is that he had fallen or jumped from the roof of the John Lewis building.


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'It is not known as this time how he got onto the roof.'

Mr Salter said the cause of death was multiple injuries.

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The inquest is expected to take place on February 15.

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