A “Harry Potter” star’s brother and his pal died whereas train surfboarding “extremely drunk,” contacting overhead wires carrying twenty five,000 volts of electricity in East London, in step with associate degree inquiry continuing on.
Ben Haddon-Cave, 27, and Paddy Bolster, 26, were found a mile apart on the Overground line between Stratford and Hackney Wick on March twenty one.
Haddon-Cave, whose sister Jessie Cave contend Lavender Brown within the “Harry Potter” films, was found by firefighters when a neighbor raised the alarm simply before one a.m.
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He additionally worked as a music producer associate degreed associate degree actor WHO was expected to play the lead role in an coming film.
His different sister, Bebe, asterisked as Wilhelmina Coke in ITV’s historical drama “Victoria.”
His pal of seven years was a student at Aberystwyth University and had return to London that afternoon to travel to a comedy show.
Coroner Jewess Hassell aforesaid throughout associate degree inquiry Friday at Poplar medical examiners’ Court the combine “died on the twenty one March 2019, Benjamin Haddon-Cave on the railway track adjacent to Hackney Wick terminus in London, Saint Patrick Bolster adjacent to the Stratford terminus in London.”
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A specialist aforesaid Haddon-Cave’s remains indicated “severe intoxication or extreme drunkenness.”
The medical examiner said: “Death can have occurred directly attributable to high voltage electrocution and from there Ben’s body and wear can have caught fireplace.”
The court detected however witnesses say a bright red associate degreed orange flash on high of the train and detected an electrical crack.
The medical examiner turned to Bolster’s dada and aforesaid, “There were burns to the higher a part of Paddy’s body according to high-voltage thermal trauma.”
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She told however Bolster is probably going to own died primarily from trauma to the top, however electrocution contributed.
She said: “This trauma was in all probability caused once falling from the train. it’s less seemingly that electrocution was the first explanation for death.”
A medical scientist found Bolster’s blood alcohol levels were “associated with extreme intoxication”.
Sunita Edirisooriya, Bolster’s girlfriend, told the court however she stayed in Aberystwyth to specialise in her studies which she needed she had gone to London.
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Sunita aforesaid they mentioned obtaining married.
She said, “We spoke concerning our future life and future kids, we tend to even knew what song we might dance to at our wedding.”
The night of the train tragedy, she said: “Paddy texted ME speech communication, ‘You’re my married person. All is correct within the world, i used to be thinking we should always simply get a flat and be happy. ask you presently.’
“Paddy is implausibly special and words can’t do him justice.”
Haddon-Cave’s family aforesaid in a very statement: “The final factor he aforesaid to Jamie, WHO was additionally at the gig however had to depart early, was he favourite him — one thing he would usually advice all folks.
In our read, stepping onto that railroad train that night was associate degree out of character call.
“We believe that he has been pictured as some variety of reckless train surfboarder however that would not be afar from the reality.
“He was a deeply proficient and inventive mind.”
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The family aforesaid he had gone to the celebrated Lambda and therefore the Rada drama faculties associate degreed was getting to play the “lead role in an coming short film and a few advertising work.”
Haddon-Cave was born within the capital and lived in Clerkenwell, Central London close to his family.
Bolster was a next-to-last student in country management and conservation at Aberystwyth University and grew up in County Cork, Ireland.