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Image caption William Coy died in hospital after falling from a window at a house in Lindum Avenue, Lincoln. A six-year-old boy died after he fell from an open second floor window as he read a Mr Men book during last year's heatwave, an inquest heard. William Coy died in hospital following the fall at his Lincoln home in July. He was sitting on the window sill in his bedroom, which had become "unbearably hot", and was reading his book when he fell to the ground. Coroner Richard Marshall recorded a verdict of accidental death at the inquest in Boston. William was found lying unconscious on the concrete patio at the back of the rented terraced house by his sister Lydia, 11, in the evening of 17 July, the inquest heard. Full story

23 April