An inquest has been opened into the death of a student tragically who died after falling from a window in Bedminster.
William Scott, aged 28, was rushed to Southmead Hospital after falling from the third storey of the building in North Street on June 3, the inquest at Avon Coroner’s Court heard on Friday (June 17).
Despite the efforts of medical teams, he was pronounced dead in the early hours of June 4, at 4.54am.
The early indication of the cause of death was given as fracture pulmonary haemorrhage, fall from height and traumatic intracranial hemorrhage.
The coroner’s officer Cliff Parker said there were no family concerns surrounding the circumstances of the death.
The hearing was adjourned for a full inquest to take place later this year.
Statements from the family, Mr Scott’s GP, the hospital and Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust will be requested.
In a family death noticed published by the York Press, Mr Scott’s family said the 28-year-old will be ‘greatly missed by all his family and friends’.
His funeral takes place on June 27.
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