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Inquest into death of man in York opens

Inquest into death of man in York opens

5:49am 3rd November 2009

A week since a man died after falling from scaffolding around Stonbow House in York - and an inquest into his death will open this lunchtime.

Colin Bluck was 42 and from Barnsley.

He fell or jumped just before 2 o'clock last Tuesday afternoon.

Police negotiators were in constant dialogue with him for the 26 hours that he scaled the structure.

Their actions are now being assessed by the Police Complaints Commission.

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