PUBLISHED: 16:24 17 March 2019 | UPDATED: 16:24 17 March 2019 The Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service, police and Forensic Services are on scene at the two-storey home. Picture: GRETA LEVY Archant A man believed to be in his 80s has died following a house fire in Suffolk overnight. One witness said neighbours heard a loud bang before calling the fire service. Picture: GRETA LEVYThe emergency services were called to Low Street, in Ilketshall St Margaret, near Bungay just after 10.30pm on Saturday March 16.Officers from Norfolk Constabulary were contacted following reports that somebody was trapped inside in the property .First on scene, they forced entry into the building and rescued a man from inside on the first floor.Fire crews arrived shortly afterwards and together with the police officers, provided initial first aid to the man until paramedics took over. A man, believed to be in his 80s, died after a housefire in Illketshall St Margaret. Picture: GRETA LEVYThe man, believed to be … [Read more...] about Man dies following house fire overnight
Updated 3:52 am PST, Friday, February 15, 2019 FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2005 file photo, British author Andrea Levy at home in north London. Levy has died after suffering from cancer in recent years. She was 62. Georgina Moore of Tinder Press said Levy died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019 after having been “ill for some time.” less FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2005 file photo, British author Andrea Levy at home in north London. Levy has died after suffering from cancer in recent years. She was 62. Georgina Moore of Tinder Press ... more Photo: Alastair Grant, AP Photo: Alastair Grant, AP Image 1 of / 3 Caption Close Image 1 of 3 FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2005 file photo, British author Andrea Levy at home in north London. Levy has died after … [Read more...] about ‘Small Island’ author Andrea Levy dies of cancer aged 62
Associated Press Published 7:45 AM EST Jan 15, 2019 Rancho Mirage, Calif. – Actress Carol Channing, whose career spanned decades on Broadway and on television, has died at age 97. Publicist B. Harlan Boll says Channing died of natural causes at 12:31 a.m. Tuesday in Rancho Mirage, California. Boll says she had twice suffered strokes in the last year. The lanky, ebullient musical comedy star delighted American audiences over almost 5,000 performances as the scheming Dolly Levi in “Hello, Dolly” on Broadway and beyond. Besides “Hello, Dolly,” Channing starred in other Broadway shows, but none with equal magnetism. She often appeared on television and in night clubs, for a time partnering with George Burns in Las Vegas and a national tour. Channing would have turned 98 on Jan. 31. … [Read more...] about Broadway legend Carol Channing has died at age 97
The son of a woman who died in Hastings has made an appeal to speak to anybody who may have known her. Levi Jones, who lives in North Wales, believes his mother Jane Hilda Rayner moved to Hastings around 1977 shortly after her marriage ended. He said she worked as a nurse before her death in 1983.Mr Jones, who is now 45 and has children of his own, wants to learn more about his mother’s life.He said: “My mother had a tough life. My mother was of mixed race – half her family are of Jamaican origin – and adopted when she was young by a family in North Wales.“At the age of 16 or 17 she started dating my father but it was not an ideal match. “When she was 18, she was involved in an accident in which my dad was driving. My mother’s face was disfigured.”He added: “My parents decided to get married and had two children – firstly me in 1973 and then my brother Leon in 1975.“However, around 1976 or 1977, my mother ended her … [Read more...] about Son appeals for information about mother who died in Hastings
Editor’s Note: Ten days after this story about the death of Laura Levis was published on BostonGlobe.com, the leaders of Somerville hospital’s parent company, Cambridge Health Alliance, met with her husband, Peter DeMarco, at the Globe’s Boston office. DeMarco, who had talked about the story on NBC Nightly News and other outlets, had asked CHA nearly a month earlier to answer questions about his wife’s death. * * * SEPTEMBER 16, 2016, 4:23:59 A.M. 911 operator: “This line is recorded. Where is your emergency?” Laura: “I’m at Somerville Hospital.” 911 operator: “I’m sorry. Where are you?” Laura: “Somerville Hospital.” 911 operator: “OK, what’s the emergency?” Laura: “I’m having an asthma attack. I’m dying.” 911 operator: “Whereabouts are you at the hospital?” Laura: “Emergency room.” 911 operator: “OK.” Laura: … [Read more...] about Laura Levis was left to die outside an ER. Why were the doors locked?