Man named after tragic store building fall death

A MAN who died after falling from the roof of Ikea has been named.

Tuesday, 15th November 2016, 4:20 pm
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 5:14 pm

An inquest was yesterday opened and adjourned into the death of 56-year-old Christopher John Turner.

Mr Turner, from Lee-on-the-Solent, was pronounced dead at the scene in West Quay Road, Southampton, on November 9.

Police were called after his body was found at 11.19am.

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An inquest has been set for February 20 next year.

Hampshire police last week said his death was not suspicious.

It comes after a 38-year-old woman died in fall from Ikea last December.

Following that incident the retailer said it would be reviewing car park safety.

Salma Azad, store manager, said: ‘We invested heavily to install a fence around the perimeter of the top deck of the car park.’