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Police warned about suicide gunman in Norfolk village

Category: England

Published: 27th Jun 2011 13:47:34

Police had been warned about a gunman two days before he shot a woman in Norfolk before turning the gun on himself an inquest has heard.

Mark Osler, 52, shot and injured Rachel Puttock, 40, on Oak Street in Feltwell in July 2010 and then killed himself.

Osler's ex-wife, Paula Peckham, told the inquest she contacted police two days earlier over threats Osler made about his "on-off" partner Ms Puttock.

A verdict of suicide while suffering from depression was recorded.

Norfolk Police said they had been unable to trace the complaint.

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