Sudden death mystery solved

A mother yesterday called for a fresh investigation into the sudden death of her daughter after new evidence confirmed she was killed by a ringing alarm clock. Nurse Lisa Jane Browne, aged 27, suffered from an undiagnosed heart abnormality which caused her heart to stop beating after the sudden shock of her 6am alarm call on the morning of January 12, 1998.

Earlier this month scientists in Sweden confirmed the paediatric nurse, who worked at The Countess of Chester hospital, had the rare disorder Long QT syndrome. The condition affects the electrical system of the heart which can cause sudden unexplained death in young people.

Her mother Doreen Harley, of Connah