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Robert Booth Death, 70-Year-Old Pensioner Killed In Devastating House Fire

Robert Booth Death –  The identity of the pensioner who tragically lost his life in a house fire in Stockport has been revealed as Michael Robert Booth. The 70-year-old was declared dead at the scene on Churchill Street, Heaton Norris, following the blaze that occurred on August 19.

Emergency services responded promptly to the distress call at approximately 7:30 am, mobilizing to the terraced house to confront the unfolding emergency. The gravity of the situation prompted the evacuation of nearby properties as firefighters, equipped with breathing apparatus, entered Mr. Booth’s residence to combat the flames. Unfortunately, the body of the 70-year-old man was discovered in the downstairs front room of the property.

The inquest into Mr. Booth’s death was initiated on Friday, December 22, shedding light on the circumstances surrounding this tragic incident. The coroner acknowledged the complexity of the identification process but confirmed that the body had been positively identified as that of Michael Robert Booth.

Born in Glossop in 1952, Mr. Booth had dedicated years to his profession as a joiner before retiring. The hearing revealed that he was divorced, and, regrettably, no family members were present at the concise proceedings held at South Manchester Coroner’s Court in Stockport.

The community mourns the loss of Michael Robert Booth, a retiree whose life was cut short in the devastating house fire. As the inquest unfolds, authorities will strive to piece together the events leading to this tragic incident, seeking to provide answers and closure to his loved ones. The memory of Mr. Booth and the impact he made throughout his life will undoubtedly be cherished by those who knew him, as the community reflects on this profound loss.

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