Carer’s dad died day of funeral for daughter who fell from nightclub fireplace escape

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Katie Davenport fell from Hey Amigos club in Southport (Picture: Liverpool Echo)

Katie Davenport fell from Hey Amigos membership in Southport (Image: Liverpool Echo)

The grieving dad of a carer who fell to her dying from a nightclub’s fireplace escape died abruptly simply hours after her funeral.

Katie Davenport jumped from a fireplace escape at Hey Amigos night time membership, Southport, after moving into an ‘altercation’ with colleagues, an inquest heard yesterday.

Her dad suffered a deadly seizure the identical night she was buried.

Katie’s sister, Lianne Clegg, stated: ‘The impact this has had on our family has been devastating – not only losing Katie, we also lost her dad a few weeks later after he took an epileptic fit the night of her funeral and sadly passed away.’

Katie was positioned on the hearth escape by a door supervisor within the early hours of September 4.

However when he turned to examine if she had left, he noticed Katie soar from the balcony.

The 23-year-old, described as having an infectious chuckle, suffered traumatic mind accidents and underwent surgical procedure at The Walton Centre.

She died 13 days later together with her boyfriend Niall by her aspect.


Katie’s dad died simply hours after her funeral (Image: Lianne Clegg/Liverpool Echo)

Lianne stated: ‘I can’t even start to explain the ache and heartache now we have gone via since dropping our lovely Katie. She was probably the most lovely, funniest lady with probably the most infectious chuckle.

‘Katie had struggled together with her psychological well being through the years however reached out for assist and together with the assistance and assist of her associate Niall had received to a spot in her life the place she was assured, outgoing and loving life.

‘She had recently passed her driving test, saving up for a mortgage, booked a holiday and got a second job in health care – a job she adored doing.’

The household have been additionally in common contact with Katie all through the night time.


Katie was on a ‘rare’ night time out with colleagues (Image: Liverpool Echo)

Lianne stated: ‘I have sat for months and months and tried to put together the night’s occasions, this has been painful and troublesome and most of all irritating.

‘I, together with different members of the family, obtained a Snapchat from Katie 20 minutes earlier than the accident, she was completely happy, dancing and laughing on the dance ground of Hey Amigos displaying no indicators of misery or upset.

‘Her partner Niall was in contact with her via messages all night messages that show she was not upset or distressed and, in fact, having a really good night out with her work colleagues, a rare night out as Katie very rarely drank or socialised as said before only recently had the confidence to start going out.’

Senior coroner Julie Goulding gave a story conclusion and stated Katie died because of important mind accidents with ‘insufficient evidence she wanted to take her own life’.

Katie’s funeral occurred at West Lancashire Cemetery and Crematorium on October 14.

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