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Inquest opened into the death of three-year-old who died in Gorleston beach tragedy

PUBLISHED: 13:14 13 September 2018 | UPDATED: 14:05 13 September 2018

Ava-May Littleboy, who died after being thrown from a trampoline in Gorleston.

Ava-May Littleboy, who died after being thrown from a trampoline in Gorleston.

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An inquest has opened into the death of a three-year-old girl who died after being thrown from a inflatable trampoline on Gorleston beach.

Ava-May Littleboy, of Princes Gardens, Lower Somersham, near Ipswich, died on Sunday, July 1, when she came off the trampoline at Lower Esplanade.

Opening the inquest into Ava-May’s death, Jacqueline Lake, senior coroner for Norfolk gave the medical cause of death as a traumatic head injury.

She said Ava-May had been playing on an inflatable trampoline in Lower Esplanade and was seen to come off it and land on the beach.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The hearing was adjourned for a pre-inquest review at Norfolk Coroner’s Court in Carrow House, Norwich, on December 11.


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