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Tuesday 6 August 1940 - Commander & Mrs Loehnis' baby found dead in pram

Category Wickhamford
The Gloucestershire Echo
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Baby Found Dead in Pram – Evesham Inquest Verdict

A verdict of “Death by Misadventure” was recorded at the Evesham inquest on Monday, on Peter John Loehnis, 4-months-old child of Lieut-Commander and Mrs Clive Loehnis of Hodys Place, Wickhamford, who was found dead in his perambulator on Satgurday.  Medical evidence showed that death was due to asphyxiation.

Evidence was given by the child’s nurse, Miss P M Selby, by Commander and Mrs Loehnis, and by Dr H L Heath.

The Coroner (Mr H J H Saunders) said he was satisfied that the child’s death was the result of an accident and that no one was to blame.