Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 20°C

min temp: 15°C

Search

Ipswich: Inquest opened into death of Aaron Coote who fell from Orwell Bridge

18:00 10 April 2014

Aaron Coote with his dog Queenie

Aaron Coote with his dog Queenie

The formal opening of an inquest into the death of a man whose body was found beneath the Orwell Bridge was held on Wednesday.

Aaron Coote, a 24-year-old shop worker from Ipswich, was said to have died from “massive trauma” after he was seen jumping from the bridge on April 1.

Suffolk coroner Peter Dean said the death had been confirmed at Ipswich Hospital and the body identified by Mr Coote’s brother Ian after enquiries were made to trace the family.

Ian Coote recently paid tributes to his “amazing” brother and his “pure heart” .

Dr Dean adjourned the inquest for July 16 and expressed his sympathies to the family.

“Our thoughts are very much with Mr Coote’s family at this time,” he said.

0 comments

Bury St Edmunds Magistrates' Court

A driver who “chased” a red Suzuki around Ipswich town centre causing pedestrians to take evasive action has been allowed to keep his licence.

Average speed cameras on the A14 by the Orwell Bridge.

More than 50 drivers a day have been caught speeding over the Orwell Bridge since the average speed cameras became operational in July.

A couple have taken some unusual selfies with the Pigs Gone Wild, posing up snaps with Lego figures

Newlyweds Sarah and Mike Richards have taken some unusual selfies with the Pigs Gone Wild – using a pair of Lego minifigures that topped their wedding cake.

David Cocks, executive chairman of Anglian Radio.

Suffolk local radio pioneer David Cocks has died suddenly.

An aerial photograph of Parham Airfield, taken in 2012. Photo: Mike Page.

An investigation has been launched into the death of a man who was found electrocuted after an industrial accident at Parham Airfield.

67-year-old Danny Drive will be taking part in Suffolk Historic Church Bike Ride on his 1949 Raleigh cycle.

When he takes to the roads in a charity bike ride next month, cyclist Danny Driver is expecting to stand out amongst the sea of high tech bicycles and Lycra.

Police at the scene near the River Stour in Sudbury.

The body of an older man has been recovered from the River Stour in Sudbury.

Tom Lawrence

With the end of the emergency loan windows it looks as though football clubs up and down Britain will be in for a busier-than-usual transfer deadline day.

Ipswich Crown Court where Troy Williams was today cleared of robbery

A Colchester teenager who claimed he was a victim of mistaken identity has been cleared of being part of a gang which robbed a man of his mobile phone at knifepoint.

New National Heritage Centre in Newmarket

To mark 350 years since the historic return of King Charles II to Newmarket, the town will open its new National Heritage Centre for Horeseracing and Sporting Art on September 19.

Most read

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Streetlife

Newsletter Sign Up

MyDate24 MyPhotos24