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Inquest into death of former screen star

An inquest will be held into the death of actress Jean Kent following a fall at her home in Suffolk. The 92-year-old, who was one of Britain's biggest TV and film stars of the 1940s and 1950s, died in hospital last year.

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Inquest to take place into death of Suffolk screen star

Jean Kent in her acting days Credit: ITV Anglia

An inquest will be held into the death of actress Jean Kent following a fall at her home in Suffolk.

The 92-year-old, who was one of Britain's biggest TV and film stars of the 1940s and 1950s, died in hospital last year.

An inquest under Ms Kent's real name, Joan Mildred Hurst, is due to take place in Ipswich today.

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