Flats fall woman named

Charles Court flats, Layton

Charles Court flats, Layton

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A woman who plunged to her death from high rise flats in Layton has been named as Karen Wood.

The 52-year-old, who lived on the 15th floor of the Charles Court was found dead on the floor at the base of the tower block on Tuesday November 29.

Opening the inquest into her death HM Coroner Anne Hind (left) said: “The woman was found on the floor at 10pm.

“A member of the public called the police and reported seeing her lying face down on the floor outside Charles Court.

“An ambulance arrived and she was pronounced dead at the scene.

“She was taken to Blackpool Victoria Hospital and a post mortem examination was carried out.

Her cause of death has been given as multiple injuries.

There are no suspicious circumstances.”

The inquest was adjourned to a later date.