PC: Accidental death

The inquest into the death of PC Andrew Bramma, at Harrogate Magistrates’ Court, recorded a verdict of accidental death.

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Family pay tribute to PC ANdrew Bramma

PC Andrew Bramma's family paid tribute to him today, after an inquest recorded a verdict of accidental death. He died following a car crash in Ripon.

“Andrew has always been a source of pride to the family, a loving husband, father and a cherished son and brother.

“While we are still having difficulty coming to terms with our lives without Andrew, the overwhelming support we have received has provided a great deal of comfort to us all.

“We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for their kindness and care. It has helped us gain the strength to get us through these past four months.

“We will always cherish Andrew's memory.”

– Andrew’s parents, Brian and Angie, and his wife Kathryn

A fund set up by North Yorkshire Police Federation for PC Bramma’s children remains open.


Tributes for PC Andrew Bramma

Officers have paid tribute to PC Andrew Bramma after his inquest today.

“On behalf of North Yorkshire Police, I want to express our heartfelt sympathy and support for Andrew’s family.

“These past four months have been extremely traumatic as they continue to struggle to come to terms with his tragic loss.

“Following on from the very poignant funeral service, the inquest into Andrew’s death is another milestone in their grieving process.

“His wife, Kathryn, has shown remarkable courage and has stayed strong for their two young sons, Jack and Sam. She has my full admiration and support as she begins to move forward from this terrible period in their lives.

“As for Andrew himself, he will forever be remembered as a great family man and trusted friend and colleague to many.

“He was also as a very fine Police Officer who served the public with distinction and pride.

“Rest in peace, Andrew.”

– Temporary Chief Constable Tim Madgwick
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