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Inquest into death of nurse Mary Agyapong, aged 28

The inquest into the death of nurse, Mary Agyapong, aged 28, has begun at Central Bedfordshire Coroner’s Court.

Posted on 23 March 2021

The inquest is due to hear three days of evidence and is due to conclude on Tuesday, 30 March.

Mary died at the start of the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, five days after the birth of her daughter by caesarean section at Luton and Dunstable Hospital.

The preliminary cause of death was given as pneumonia and Covid-19.

Mary’s husband, Ernest Boateng, is represented by Leigh Day head of clinical negligence Suzanne White and solicitor Firdous Ibrahim.

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