Sticklepath Woman’s death

Mr G.J. Atkinson, deputy-coroner, held an inquest at White Rock View, Sticklepath, Sampford Courtenay on Ann Arscott aged 86 years, who died on Friday last.

Emily Taylor, daughter of the deceased, said on March 24 her mother fell out of bed. Dr Wright of Okehampton was called in on March 30, and attended her to her death on June 11.

Dr Wright said he thought death was due to exhaustion and septicaemia, following an acute bed sore. The Deputy Coroner entered a verdict in accordance with the medical testimony.