Telford woman died after falling into pond

By Rob Smith | Telford | News | Published:

A retired woman died after falling into her pond, an inquest has heard.

The inquest took place remotely, with the coroner sitting in the Shirehall in Shrewsbury

Lynn Christine Maiden was found unresponsive in her garden at home in Admaston, Telford, on the morning of February 17 by her carer.

The inquest, which was held over an online meeting app this week, heard that Mrs Maiden suffered from dementia as well as impaired vision.

Her carer, who visited her daily, gave a statement to the inquest.

Coroner Joanne Lees concluded the inquest with her verdict that Mrs Maiden suffered an accidental death.

Rob Smith

By Rob Smith

Senior reporter for the Shropshire Star based at Ketley in Telford.

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