Inquest opened in to mum’s blaze death

ndet 94968  Fire engine
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AN inquest has opened in to the death of a mum who was killed in a fire.

Trudy Elliott, 41, was found in a garage at a house on Middle Road, Hardwick Wood, at Wingerworth on Tuesday, May 8.

During the opening on Tuesday, May 15 Det Sgt Robert Church said: “Trudy Elliott called the fire brigade in respect of a fire occurring in her garage.

“The garage was alight and Trudy was trapped and received fatal injuries as a result of the fire.

“Investigations are being conducted in to the full circumstances.”

Police and forensic fire investigations are looking in to the cause of the blaze.

The death is not being treated as suspicious.

Trudy Elliott was married and believed to have two daughters.

The inquest was adjourned.