Blind man's death fall in Southampton was preventable, family say

Blind man's death fall in Southampton was preventable, family say

1/18/2022 11:17:00 AM

Blind man's death fall in Southampton was preventable, family say

Mark Williams fell from the fourth floor of a council-owned block in Southampton in November.

Image caption,Mark Williams suffered with disorientation because of the cancer medication he was taking, his family saidThe family of a blind man with cancer who died when he fell from a fourth-floor balcony have said his death could have been prevented.

Mark Williams was living in council-owned Potters Court in Southampton at the time of his death in November.His daughters said the 60-year-old was disorientated due to cancer medication, and claimed requests to move him to a more suitable flat had been "ignored".

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