Halifax businessman died suddenly

Mark Hitchen
Mark Hitchen

A Halifax businessman was found dead at his home on New Year’s Day.

Mark Hitchen, 46, lived at Norland.

A coroner’s spokesman said the circumstances are not suspicious and a post mortem has yet to be held.

Mr Hitchen set up Halifax Trade Windows Ltd in 1988.

It is now known as Halifax Trade Windows (UK) Ltd based at Ovenden, Halifax.

He also ran Conservatory Village, Trimmingham, Halifax.

His former wife Gillian Hart died in 2006, aged 41.