The grieving dad of a carer who fell to her loss of life from a nightclub’s hearth escape died all of a sudden simply hours after her funeral.
Katie Davenport jumped from a hearth escape at Hey Amigos evening membership, Southport, after stepping into an ‘altercation’ with colleagues, an inquest heard yesterday.
Her dad suffered a deadly seizure the identical night she was buried.
Katie’s sister, Lianne Clegg, mentioned: ‘The influence this has had on our household has been devastating – not solely shedding Katie, we additionally misplaced her dad a number of weeks later after he took an epileptic match the evening of her funeral and sadly handed away.’
Katie was positioned on the hearth escape by a door supervisor within the early hours of September 4.
However when he turned to examine if she had left, he noticed Katie soar from the balcony.
The 23-year-old, described as having an infectious snort, suffered traumatic mind accidents and underwent surgical procedure at The Walton Centre.
She died 13 days later along with her boyfriend Niall by her facet.
Lianne mentioned: ‘I can’t even start to explain the ache and heartache we’ve gone by means of since shedding our lovely Katie. She was probably the most lovely, funniest lady with probably the most infectious snort.
‘Katie had struggled along with her psychological well being through the years however reached out for assist and together with the assistance and assist of her companion Niall had acquired to a spot in her life the place she was assured, outgoing and loving life.
‘She had just lately handed her driving check, saving up for a mortgage, booked a vacation and acquired a second job in well being care – a job she adored doing.’
The household had been additionally in common contact with Katie all through the evening.
Lianne mentioned: ‘I’ve sat for months and months and tried to place collectively the evening’s occasions, this has been painful and tough and most of all irritating.
‘I, together with different relations, acquired a Snapchat from Katie 20 minutes earlier than the accident, she was completely happy, dancing and laughing on the dance flooring of Hey Amigos exhibiting no indicators of misery or upset.
‘Her companion Niall was involved along with her by way of messages all evening messages that present she was not upset or distressed and, actually, having a very good evening out along with her work colleagues, a uncommon evening out as Katie very hardly ever drank or socialised as mentioned earlier than solely just lately had the arrogance to begin going out.’
Senior coroner Julie Goulding gave a story conclusion and mentioned Katie died on account of vital mind accidents with ‘inadequate proof she needed to take her personal life’.
Katie’s funeral passed off at West Lancashire Cemetery and Crematorium on October 14.
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