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River Medway death inquest opened

06 November 2013

The inquest into the death of a man found in the River Medway and Strood has been opened and adjourned.

Pensioner found hanged feared losing his home over bedroom tax

04 November 2013

A man who spoke of his fears over the government's bedroom tax was found hanged in his home, an inquest has heard.

Waiter getting ready for bed before fatal 'attack' above restaurant, inquest told

30 October 2013

A young waiter died from head injuries in an alleged attack while he was in his pyjamas getting ready for bed, a coroner has been told today.

Tragedy of man who died after fall down hotel steps in wheelchair

25 October 2013

A council worker died after he left a hotel drinking binge through the wrong door and plunged down a flight of stairs in his wheelchair.

Tragic death of quad biker on notorious bend was accident: Inquest

24 October 2013

A 22-year-old quad biker died of 'traumatic' head injuries when his machine smashed into a tree, an inquest's heard.

Fatal crash victim dies days before drink-drive court date

21 October 2013

A drink driver tragically died during a police chase... days before he was due in court on a similar charge.

Driver’s A2 bridge death still a mystery

18 October 2013

Expert accident investigators have failed to find any reason why a lorry driver ploughed into a bridge on the A2 in a crash that killed him instantly.

Tragedy of man who died after passing out in sauna

17 October 2013

A man was discovered dead with burns in a leisure centre sauna after passing out for up to 45 mins, an inquest heard.

Mystery after young dad dies on 11,000 volt electricity pole

14 October 2013

A question mark still hangs over the death of a young dad, whose body was found near an 11,000 volt electricity pole months after he disappeared.

Marshes body confirmed as missing man

03 October 2013

The body of a man found in shallow water on marshes has today been confirmed as that of a man missing for almost a month.

Falls in car park led to man's death

01 October 2013

A delivery driver died after falling twice in a supermarket car park, an inquest heard.

Teenager found hanged in cell killed himself, inquest rules

26 September 2013

A teen inmate discovered dead in his cell after having a stormy relationship with his counsellor took his own life, an inquest jury has decided today.

First picture of musician killed in flat fire

26 September 2013

An inquest has opened into the death of a musician described as a "funny, quirky character" who died after a fire broke out in a block of flats.

Ambulance 'took half an hour to reach hanged prisoner'

24 September 2013

Paramedics were delayed in reaching a hanged inmate because the person authorised to let them through was busy giving CPR, an inquest heard.

Overweight musician dies when sleep disorder blocks airways

23 September 2013

A musician's high BMI contributed to his death after nine years suffering from a disorder that stops people breathing in their sleep, a coroner heard.

Teen inmate hanged himself in cell after affair with counsellor

20 September 2013

A teenager who had a volatile affair with a mother-of-two volunteering as a prison counsellor took his own life in his cell.

Woman's tragic death after 10-year eating disorder battle

20 September 2013

The family of a young woman who died after a decade trying to get the "perfect" body believe her battle with anorexia and bulimia weakened her heart.

Recluse 'dead at home for months'

19 September 2013

An elderly recluse may have been dead for months in her home with just coffee and sugar in her kitchen, an inquest heard.

Inquest opens on mum's Brazil death

19 September 2013

An inquest has begun after a mother-of-two was killed in a boating tragedy on the Amazon.

Ex-headteacher died two months after fall in Kenya: Inquest

17 September 2013

A former headteacher slipped into a coma and died on a charity trip to Africa two months after a fall, an inquest was told.

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