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Inquest to be opened into tragic death of mum-to-be Cassie Turton, from King’s Lynn

16:21 21 February 2014

Sandra Hammond-Grant, left, with her daughter Cassie Turton.

Sandra Hammond-Grant, left, with her daughter Cassie Turton.


An inquest into the death of Cassandra Turton, who was known as Cassie, will be opened in Norwich on Monday, February 24 .


Miss Turton, 26, of Park Avenue, King’s Lynn, died in Papworth Hospital, Cambridge, on February 14.

As reported, tributes have been paid to Miss Turton, who was pregnant.

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Miss Turton, who was a restaurant supervisor at the Bank House in Lynn, was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn before being transferred to Papworth.

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