Norfolk paramedic dies after being found collapsed in street in Wymondham

An inquest has been opened today into the death of an East of England Ambulance Service Trust (EEAST) paramedic who was found collapsed in the street.

David Money, 56, a paramedic, was found in Pople Street, Wymondham in the early hours of Monday, December 24 by a member of the public.

An inquest opened in Norwich by Norfolk Coroner William Armstrong heard an ambulance was called and he was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) where 'despite treatment his condition deteriorated and he was pronounced dead'.

Mr Armstrong said Mr Money, who was born in Norwich, was identified by his wife at 6.30am.

Police attended the scene in Wymondham but following an investigation were satisfied there were no suspicious circumstances or third party involvement.

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A post-mortem examination has been carried out with a preliminary report stating cause of death as unascertained pending histology and toxicology reports.

The inquest was adjourned to a date to be fixed.

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An ambulance service spokesman said: 'We were very sorry to learn about the death of Dave Money.

'Dave was a highly experienced and respected clinical manager who had worked for the Trust for nearly 28 years. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends at this sad time.'

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