Inquiry will be heard into death of rough sleeper Sergio Meges at St Stephen’s Street underpass

An inquest has been set for Sergiusz Meges, who died in St Stephen's underpass in Norwich. PHOTO BY

An inquest has been set for Sergiusz Meges, who died in St Stephen's underpass in Norwich. PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY - Credit: SIMON FINLAY

The inquest into the death of rough sleeper Sergio Meges has been set, almost two years after his death at the St Stephen's Street underpass.

Sergiusz Meges who died in St Stephen's underpass in Norwich. Photo: The Peoples' Picnic/Facebook

Sergiusz Meges who died in St Stephen's underpass in Norwich. Photo: The Peoples' Picnic/Facebook - Credit: Archant

The discovery of the body of Sergiusz Meges, known as Sergio, led to a murder inquiry which resulted in the arrest of two men.

But no further action was taken against the men, both from the Norwich area

The 29-year-old was found dead in the early hours on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at St Stephen's Street underpass.

At the opening of the inquest in 2015 Norfolk Coroner's Court heard the Polish national was found with splenic lacerations.


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Assistant coroner David Osborne said: 'Police and paramedics attended, but on him being discovered he was unconscious and not breathing. He was declared deceased at the scene.'

A pathologist gave the cause of death as 1A haemorrhaging and 1B splenic lacerations.

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The full inquest has now been fixed for July 11, expected to last two days. The first day will be held at Great Yarmouth Magistrates Court and the second day at Norwich Magistrates Court.

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