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‘Alcoholic refused medical help’
2:50pm Wednesday 30th January 2013 in News
A “chronic alcoholic” refused to go to hospital on the morning before he died, an inquest has heard.
Southampton Coroners’ Court was told that when he woke up his friends called an ambulance – but he refused to get medical help.
That evening, he began drinking again and became unwell at his home, the inquest heard.
Paramedics were called but he suffered a cardiac arrest.
A verdict of accidental death was recorded.