Man, 23, named after falling from city centre car park

A man who died after falling from a multi-storey car park in Swansea has been named as 23-year-old Timothy Bright. 

Mr Bright was pronounced dead at the scene after he fell from the top of a multi-storey car park in Orchard Street, in Swansea city centre.

Paramedics responded to the incident which occurred at approximately 5.30pm on Friday, July 2, as well as officers from South Wales Police, who confirmed that it was not being treated as suspicious.

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The inquest opening held at Swansea Guildhall on Monday heard that witnesses saw “a body of a male fall from the top of a multi-storey car park in Orchard Street”.

At the time of the incident, police closed the road in both directions as they remained at the scene for several hours, advising motorists and members of the public to avoid the area and use other routes.

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The force stated at the time that Mr Bright’s death was “being treated as unexplained” but not suspicious.

The inquest into his death was opened by acting senior coroner for Swansea and Neath Port Talbot Colin Phillips.

It has been adjourned until Thursday, January 13 at 2.30pm pending toxicology results.

WalesOnline – Swansea