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Man found on train tracks near Grantham named as inquest opens

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A 43-year-old man found dead on the train tracks near Grantham last month has been named after an inquest opened into his death.

British Transport Police were called to the line close to Grantham after reports of a casualty on the tracks at 3.35pm on Sunday, June 23. Paramedics attended but he was pronounced dead at the scene..

An inquest was opened into the death of Brian Robert Harrison from Grantham at Lincolnshire Coroners Court on Tuesday, July 2.

The clinical cause of death was determined as multiple injuries. The place of death was confirmed as East Coast Mainline Railway, Belton Lane, Grantham.

According to a post on www.funeralzone.co.uk Brian was the owner of BH Building in Grantham.

A post from his family continued: “Brian’s passing is a tragedy but he will be forever in the hearts of all who knew and loved him.”

A comment on the post from James Mitchell said: “I only knew Brian as a customer of his, but had worked with him over a few years and got to know him quite well.

“During our large building project, Brian was one of the very few contractors who never let anybody down. Nothing was too much trouble, and he took a huge amount of pride in his work. Everyone who met Brian instantly liked him.”

After the inquest opening the case has now been adjourned until December 9, 2019.

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