Inquest opened into death of Shefford man found with throat cut


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THE inquest of a man who died from a deep laceration to the neck has been opened.

The inquest into the death of 50-year-old Paul Fittes, of Pinemead in Shefford, was opened and adjourned this morning (Wednesday).

Mr Fittes was found seriously injured at a recreation area on Stockingstone Road in Luton last Tuesday.

It is understood Mr Fittes was found by a passer-by, who called emergency services at 3.15pm, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The road was closed by police at the junction with New Bedford Road while investigations took place.

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A spokesman for Beds Police said: “After investigation, the death has been found not to be suspicious and has been referred to the coroner for Bedfordshire.”

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