In­quest held into death of boy (5)

Loughborough Echo - - NEWS - By Me­gan Cox and Liam Cole­man

THE in­quest into the death of a five-year-old boy, who died af­ter an in­ci­dent off Nan­pan­tan Road, Lough­bor­ough, opened on Thurs­day (Septem­ber 7).

The in­quest heard that Alexan­der Moroz, of Le­ices­ter, born July 13, 2012, died in hos­pi­tal fol­low­ing an ac­ci­dent at a dis­used quarry off Nan­pan­tan Road.

Coro­ner Carolyn Hull opened the in­quest at HM Coro­ner’s Of­fice For Rut­land and North Le­ices­ter­shire, Lough­bor­ough.

De­tec­tive Jonathan Block­ley, who works in the ma­jor crime depart­ment at Le­ices­ter­shire Po­lice, told the in­quest: “A call was re­ceived at 12.34am on Sun­day, Au­gust 27.

“We were in­formed that the am­bu­lance ser­vice at­tended Lough­bor­ough Hos­pi­tal to give treat­ment to Alexan­der and in­quiries show the ac­ci­dent oc­curred while camp­ing in the area at a quarry off Nan­pan­tan Road.

“Treat­ment was given to Alexan­der at Le­ices­ter Royal In­fir­mary.

“He was trans­ferred at ap­prox­i­mately 2am to the Queen’s Med­i­cal Cen­tre.

“On Wed­nes­day, Au­gust 30 at 6pm, he was pro­nounced as de­ceased at Queen’s Med­i­cal Cen- tre.

“He was iden­ti­fied at the lo­ca­tion with po­lice present and fam­ily mem­bers.

“A num­ber of items are be­ing looked at to es­tab­lish ex­actly what hap­pened on the camp­ing trip.

“A post mortem was car­ried out on Septem­ber 4, with my­self present.

“The re­sults are pend­ing, in 12 to 14 weeks we should get the full re­port from the author­ity.”

Coro­ner Carolyn Hull ad­journed the in­quest un­til De­cem­ber 7 un­til the full re­sults are made avail­able.

She said: “Pass my con­do­lences to mem­bers of Alexan­der’s fam­ily.”

No mem­bers of the fam­ily were present at the in­quest.

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