Oldest winner of BBC's The Weakest Link burns to death in her electric armchair

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    jimbo 111 Registered User

    Jan 23, 2009
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    Oldest winner of BBC's The Weakest Link burns to death in her electric armchair
    Patricia Mallon, 84, was asleep in her chair at her home in Bournemouth
    Inquest heard fluid, believed to be urine, caused spark in chair's electrics
    Grandmother-of-six set off personal alarm as flames spread across chair
    Ms Mallon, who won the show in 2010, died three weeks later in hospital


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