Inquest opens into the death of 70-year-old found in water at Wells Quay

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

Norfolk Coroner's Court, in Carrow House, Norwich. Picture: ANTONY KELLY - Credit: Archant

An inquest has opened into the death of a retired boat engineer who was found unresponsive in the water at Wells Quay.

Robin Fish, from Wells, was found lying in the water near to the Wells harbour office pontoons on January 12.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

At the opening of an inquest into 70-year-old's death, Norfolk Coroner's Court heard on Friday how the retired boat engineer had been formally identified to police by a close friend of 40 years.

Mr Fish's cause of death was given as coronary artery stenosis, heart disease and arthroereisis.


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The inquest has been adjourned until October 10 at Norfolk Coroner's Court in Carrow House, Norwich.

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