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Toby Kirkup died of an "undetectable" condition hours after he was released from hospital, an inquest has heard.

The star sadly died on August 29, 2020, at his home in Linthwaiter hours after he was discharged from Huddersfield Royal Infirmary.

The Peaky Blinders actor was aged just 48 when he died at home after seeking medical advice following chest pains and tingling feelings in his arms.

Kirkup, who also appeared in Emmerdale, was diagnosed with gastritis and was sent back to his home in Linthwaite.

Kirkup's family has concerns about his treatment and therefore asked a coroner to investigate his death, with the findings presented today at an inquest at Bradford Coroner's Court.

Multiple complaints from the family were made regarding his treatment on the day of his death.

The court heard that on August 18 Mr Kirkup had celebrated his birthday by taking recreational drugs.

When he returned to his home his condition deteriorated and he began vomiting and suffered a cardiac arrest.

His siblings Dominic and Pamela issued a statement which was read out by assistant coroner Ian Pears at Bradford Coroner's Court.

They said: "On the day of his death a friend of his called Dylan rang to say he had 'gone'. We had never expected this and it has been a huge shock."

The pair added he was "excited about the future" and was "positive".

The family claimed Dr Palin, who treated him the day he died, was influenced by Toby's history of drug and alcohol consumption.

Dr Palin responded: "It didn't affect my reasoning at all."

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