Inquest takes place into death of Derbyshire postman

A Matlock postman died of natural causes, a coroner has ruled.

Tuesday, 5th March 2019, 11:21 am
Updated Tuesday, 5th March 2019, 11:27 am
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Andrew Kirk, of Gritstone Road, passed away on August 26 last year.

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The 55-year-old's inquest took place at Chesterfield coroners' court on Monday.

Coroner Peter Nieto said: "Mr Kirk died at his partner's address due to cardiac failure.

"The cardiac failure was caused by Mr Kirk's pre-existing heart disease and was also contributed to by him having consumed alcohol when he had gone out the previous evening."