Thomas Dewhurst died in Prague stag party 'window fall'

A man who died in Prague while celebrating his brother's stag party could have fallen from an apartment window, an inquest has heard.

Thomas Dewhurst, who was 23, and from Deanshanger, Northamptonshire, went to the Czech Republic in July last year.

Northampton Coroner's Court heard Mr Dewhurst returned to his apartment to change his shirt during a night out and was later found on the path outside.

Coroner Anne Pember recorded a verdict of accidental death.

In a statement read at the inquest, Mr Dewhurst's brother James said his stag party had visited bars, a casino and had a ride in a Hummer vehicle earlier in the night.

Thomas and a friend went back to the apartment where they were all staying, but while he returned to the group, Mr Dewhurst did not.

The victim, who was a manager for fast food chain McDonald's, was discovered on the pavement by his friends and was already receiving first aid from paramedics.

He was taken to the city's University Hospital and died 11 days later on 5 August.

Mrs Pember said Mr Dewhurst had suffered trauma to the head and brain and that he may have fallen from his apartment window.

More than 200 people attended his funeral.

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