Inquest into death of landslide victim resumes today

Charlotte Blackman, who was 22, died in the landslide in Dorset in July
Charlotte Blackman, who was 22, died in the landslide in Dorset in July Credit: ITV Central

The inquest into the death of a 22-year-old from Derbyshire who was killed in a landslide in Dorset will resume today.

Charlotte Blackman, who was from Heanor in Derbyshire, was walking along the beach near Burton Bradstock in July, when 400 tonnes of rock from a cliff fell onto her.

The scene of the landslide near Burton Bradstock
The scene of the landslide near Burton Bradstock Credit: ITV West

She was on holiday with her family at the time. Today's hearing is at Dorchester County Hall and is expected to last for one day.

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