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Inquest opened into death of woman believed to have been murdered in Norwich

PUBLISHED: 12:38 27 September 2019 | UPDATED: 16:08 27 September 2019

The inquests were adjourned to Norfolk Coroners Court  Picture: Simon Finlay

The inquests were adjourned to Norfolk Coroners Court Picture: Simon Finlay

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An inquest opening into the death of a woman believed to have been murdered in Norwich has said she died from compression of the neck.

An inquest opening into the death of a woman believed to have been murdered in Norwich has said she died from compression of the neck.

Doreen Joan Virgo, 89, of Mill Street, Buxton, was found dead in Grays Fair Court care home, in Dereham Road, Costessey, on July 12. The cause of death was given as compression of the neck and the inquest was adjourned until January 22, 2020.

At the time of her death, people living in Buxton, spoke of their shock and sadness.

Mrs Virgo was described as 'a lovely old lady'.

Her husband, Mick Virgo, 81, also of Mill Street, Buxton, has appeared at Norwich Magistrates Court after being charged with her murder.

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