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Tributes paid to man found dead in toilet block
8:00am Wednesday 30th October 2013 in News
TRIBUTES have been coming in for a 27-year-old man who was found dead inside a public toilet in Chelmsford city centre.
Steven Hiskey of St Nazaire Road, Melbourne, was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics on Monday, October 21. He was found in the toilets, opposite Evoke nightclub in Market Road at about 5.50pm.
Alongside the flower tributes at the scene there was an empty can of Stella Artois with a message to Mr Hiskey saying “here’s a drink for you Pingu”.
Another message from Glenn Hart said: “Some may not like him. Some may have loved him. But he was a good friend to me for a lot of years, I’ll always remember him.”
His inquest also opened this week.
Coroner Caroline Beasley-Murray was told during a brief hearing in County Hall, Chelmsford, Mr Hiskey was unresponsive when he was found.
Results of a post mortem examination are still being waited on and Mrs Beasley-Murray adjourned the inquest until December 4.
A 28-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of the supply of articles in use of preparation of opiates.
He’s on bail until December 17.
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