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Inquest Resumes Into Death Of Landslip Tragedy Victim

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8:41am 18th December 2012
(Updated 8:56am 18th December 2012)

The inquest into the death of the woman killed in the Burton Bradstock landslide tragedy resumes in Dorchester today (Tuesday 18th December).

22-year-old Charlotte Blackman from Derbyshire was killed on the beach after being crushed by 400 tonnes of rock while on a family trip back in July.

Her boyfriend and father - who were walking with her at the time - were rescued by passers-by after becoming partially trapped.

Charlotte's body was found by Dorset's emergency rescue teams 9 hours later.

She was a volunteer with Derbyshire Autism Services Group, where she worked one-to-one with people with autism.

Family and friends described her as "genuine, warm and funny young woman."

The cause of death has been listed as multiple crush injuries.

The inquest into Miss Blackman's death was opened and adjourned in Dorchester on July 25th.

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