Woman who took her own life on Halesowen muti-storey named

An inquest hear that 44-year-old Julie Bolton had tried to take her own life on two previous occasions.

The hearing heard Miss Bolton, of Murray Grey Mews, Dudley Wood, suffered from schizophrenia. Black Country assistant coroner, Emma Serrano, said that police received a report on Thursday March 7th that a female had jumped from the multi-storey car park in Pool Road, Halesowen.

Miss Bolton was found below the building at around 6am. Paramedics attended and the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Letters found in her pocket contained details of her next of kin.

The inquest was opened and adjourned to May 7th.


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