Norwich electrician died in his home, inquest opening hears

PUBLISHED: 13:18 28 July 2020 | UPDATED: 13:18 28 July 2020

Norfolk Coroner's Court at Carrow House, Norwich. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Norfolk Coroner's Court at Carrow House, Norwich. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

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An inquest has opened into the death of a Norwich electrician who died in his home earlier this month.

Rob Humphreys, who was born in Buckhurst Hill in Essex, died on Monday, July 20 in his home on Plumstead Road East in Norwich.

On Tuesday, an inquest into his death was opened and adjourned at Norfolk Coroner’s Court until 11am on Friday, October 16.

Senior coroner Jacqueline Lake told the hearing that Mr Humphreys worked as an electrician and died aged 63.

His medical cause of death was given as hanging.

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