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Window fall inquest opens

A 27 year-old Douglas man who fell to his death suffered serious head injuries, an inquest has been told.

Andrew John Piekalns fell through a window at a house in Christian Road, Douglas on December 10.

He wad admitted to the intensive therapy unit at Noble's Hospital but died later that evening.

A post mortem revealed Mr Piekalns died from multiple injuries, suffering massive trauma, and the cause of death was brain injuries, secondary to serious head injuries, including a fractured skull.

He also sustained injuries to his abdomen and pelvis.

Coroner Michael Moyle adjourned the inquest for inquiries to continue and offered his condolences to Mr Piekalns' family.

(Picture: Douglas courthouse, where the inquest into Mr Piekaln's death was opened and adjourned).

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