Verdict in VII death due

VII bar, which has since been taken over by new management and renamed

VII bar, which has since been taken over by new management and renamed - Credit: Archant

A CORONER will today (Tues) give his verdict into the death of a Weston man who suffered head injuries outside a town centre nightclub.

Joseph Williams, more commonly known as Joe, died on August 23 after suffering a bleed on the brain following an incident outside VII in princess Royal Square four days previously.

The 23-year-old was out with friends and his girlfriend, Vicky Evans, when he was expelled from the venue at about 2am.

After hitting his head on the floor outside, he was rushed to Weston General Hospital and then Frenchay Hospital, but doctors were unable to save him.

A man in his 30s was arrested by police and subsequently bailed but no charges were brought against him.

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Assistant deputy coroner Dr Peter Harrowing heard six hours of evidence yesterday (Mon) and will record his verdict at some point today.

For the full story see Thursday’s Mercury.

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