Sutton teen who died after roof fall is named

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A Sutton teenager who died after falling from a roof has been named as Jack Strickland.

The 19-year-old fell at least 10ft from the roof of a unit at Derwent Works, in Matlock Road, Ambergate, on April 9. He was taken to hospital but later died.

A spokesman for Derby and Derbyshire’s Coroner’s Court said an inquest had opened into his death.

He said a provisional cause of death for Mr Strickland, of Sutton, could not yet be given.

It was initially reported by the emergency services that the teenager died after falling from a roof in a derelict part of the site but police now say the incident happened in an occupied unit - but will not confirm which one.

At the time of the incident, a spokesman for the police said there were not thought to be any suspicious circumstances behind the death.