Inquest opens into death of retired clock maker from Dereham
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An inquest has opened into the death of a retired clock maker from Dereham.
Jean Evelyn, who lived at Sandford House Care Home, Swanton Road, Dereham, died after suffering a fall on January 7, 2018.
An inquest in Norwich on Wednesday heard how the 83-year-old was suffering from dementia.
Area coroner Yvonne Blake gave the medical cause of death as a subdural haematoma and dementia.
A full inquest is due to take place on April 25 in Norwich.
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Meanwhile, an inquest has also opened into the death of retired production engineer Terence Blayney-Simpon.
The 82-year-old, of Becclesgate, Dereham, died on January 7 at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital following an operation.
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Ms Blake said Mr Blayney-Simpon suffered a hip fracture from a fall and underwent an operation last year.
He then developed pneumonia and died. A full inquest takes place on March 29.