Inquest finds fall death is accident

A coroner has ruled that a 90-year-old woman who fell at home died accidentally.

Thursday, 3rd November 2016, 2:00 pm
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 1:05 am

An inquest held on Tuesday heard that Josephine Waddingham fell in her Brighton Road, Worthing, home on July 21.

An ambulance was called after she pressed an emergency alarm.

She died in Worthing Hospital the same day.

Doctors said the cause of death was brain trauma and a pulmonary embolism, the inquest heard.

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