Man (27) dies on Bonfire Night visit to Clitheroe

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An inquest has been opened into the Bonfire Night death of a 27-year-old man while he was visiting friends in Clitheroe.

Dominic Michael Sheeran, of Bullcop, Formby, Liverpool, had stayed at a friend’s house in Pendle Road, Clitheroe. He was discovered unresponsive and un-rousable the following morning and paramedics were called. He was taken to Royal Blackburn Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

A post-mortem examination has been carried out, but further histology and toxicology tests are required to establish the medical cause of death. The inquest was adjourned in the meantime.