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Pre-Inquest hearing into death of woman at Rutland Gate, Knightsbridge

On Thursday 14 April the pre-inquest hearing will be held for the death of Mrs Teresita Sison who was hit by a tree which fell on her in Rutland Gate, Knightsbridge.

Mrs Sison was a housekeeper, who lived in Ladbroke Grove and the circumstances of her death involved the falling of a tree, damaged by Hurricane Gonzalo. When it fell, the tree also bought down a 10-ft high stone pillar.

Her death occurred on 21st October 2014 and, at that time, the road had been cordoned off to traffic but, not to pedestrians.

Mrs Sison’s husband will be represented by Hodge Jones & Allen solicitors. “The family are keen to uncover the full facts surrounding the tragic death of a much loved wife.”

The pre-inquest hearing will commence at 2 p.m. at the Westminster Coroner’s Court.

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