Norfolk farmer killed in bull attack

A farmer has died after being attacked by a bull on his farm in Norfolk.

The deceased, who was named locally as Tom Brown, was killed on a farm in Stoke Ferry near King’s Lynn on Thursday (31 October).

Emergency services were called shortly before 6pm after a member of the public reported that a bull had attacked a man in a field.

Police and ambulance crews attended the field, but they could not save the man, who tragically died from his injuries at the scene.

The body was removed from the field and taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital at King’s Lynn. The bull was later humanely destroyed.

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has been informed and it has launched an enquiry to establish the exact circumstances surrounding the death.

An inquest into the death is due to be opened over the next few days.

A spokesman for Norfolk Police said: “The constabulary extends its deepest condolences to the family at this tragic time.”

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