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.
– Temporary Chief Constable Tim Madgwick
“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.”