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Chatham car park plunge victim named as Robert Keywood

28 November 2012
by Danny Boyle

Medway Council car park at the Pentagon Shopping Centre, Chatham

The man fell from a car park at the Pentagon Shopping Centre

by Lynn Cox

A man who died after falling from a multi-storey car park in Chatham has today been named as Robert Keywood.

The 57-year-old is believed to have jumped from the Medway Council car park, in the Pentagon Shopping Centre, on Friday morning.

An inquest into the death of Mr Keywood, of Landor Court, Hempstead, was opened and adjourned today.

A postmortem examination revealed his death was caused by multiple injuries.

Kent Police said officers were satisfied Mr Keywood's death was non-suspicious.

He fell from the multi-storey car park, on the side of Solomon Road, at about 11.20am.

Despite police officers trying to treat him, Mr Keywood was pronounced dead at the scene.

Shocked shoppers and people working nearby spoke of their horror said they were horrified to have seen the man jump - before a sheet was put over him.

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