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Head and chest injuries killed Bedford arcade fall man

Glass roof of the Bedford shopping arcade
Image caption Dean Mcauley died when he fell through a glass roof at a shopping arcade

A man in his 20s who died after falling through the roof of a busy shopping arcade in Bedford while being chased by a security guard has been named.

Dean Mcauley, from Winifred Road in Bedford, fell 45ft (14m) through the glass roof in a shopping arcade off Harpur Street on Saturday.

Coroner David Scott Morris has given the cause of death as head and chest injuries received in the fall.

He adjourned the inquest until a date to be arranged.

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