Engineer not guilty of Annette Coe carbon monoxide death

  • 10 July 2014
  • From the section Suffolk
Annette Coe
Image caption Annette Coe died in hospital after collapsing at her home

A heating engineer has been cleared of manslaughter after a woman died from carbon monoxide poisoning.

Annette Coe, 71, collapsed at her home in St Edmunds Road, Ipswich, in December 2012 and died in hospital.

Peter Sykes, 68, of Castle Road, Hadleigh, was found not guilty of manslaughter by gross negligence at Norwich Crown Court on Wednesday.

He was found guilty of three health and safety charges after a three-week trial and is due to be sentenced on 28 July.

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