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Inquest into bridge death plunge date

PUBLISHED: 21:15 18 September 2002 | UPDATED: 12:40 03 March 2010

DETAILS of an inquest into the death of a man who plunged from the Orwell bridge last month were released today.

A full inquest into the death of Ian Roberts, 41, of Broom Hill Road, Ipswich, on August 30 will take place next month.

DETAILS of an inquest into the death of a man who plunged from the Orwell bridge last month were released today.

A full inquest into the death of Ian Roberts, 41, of Broom Hill Road, Ipswich, on August 30 will take place next month.

Mr Roberts called to river rescuers after surviving the 150-foot drop but died from his injuries at the Royal Yacht Club quayside.

The bridge has featured in the deaths of 22 people since it opened in 1983.


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