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Tragic teen might have crashed while swerving to avoid animal

Rob Wiltshire and Amy Clark died in a crash on the A20 at Charing

04 July 2013

A girl might have been swerving to avoid an animal when she lost control of her car in a crash that killed her and her boyfriend, an inquest heard.

Tragedy of popular council worker found dead at home

Medway Council worker Owen Lynch

02 July 2013

Stunned council staff have today paid tribute to a popular colleague found dead at home after apparently taking his own life.

Cyclist's death a "tragic" accident, inquest rules

Cyclist Graham Hughes

27 June 2013

A cyclist died when he crashed into the back of a parked lorry, an inquest heard.

Anthrax death mum injected contaminated heroin

A spoon used for injecting heroin

26 June 2013

A mother died in hospital when she contracted anthrax after injecting herself with contaminated heroin, an inquest has heard.

Sex offender's hospital death was after exposure to lethal bug: Inquest

Maidstone Hospital in Hermitage Lane

22 June 2013

A child sex offender's death was triggered by a superbug he was carrying before he was admitted to hospital, an inquest's ruled.

Police throw away suicide note

Archbishop's Palace in Maidstone

21 June 2013

A coroner has ordered police to carry out an investigation after a PC destroyed a taxi driver's suicide note before showing it to his grieving family.

Family's plea after woman froze to death on night out

Bernadette Lee was found dead in the snow in Deal

20 June 2013

The family of a young woman who froze to death on a night out without a coat have urged others not to make to the same mistake after her inquest.

Tragedy of boy who died when stunt went wrong

Charlie Kelsey-Neil accidentally hanged himself at his home in Murston

19 June 2013

A 12-year-old boy with a keen interest in street magic and knots accidentally hanged himself when an escapology stunt went wrong at his family home.

Killed by neglect

Victor Ashcroft, who died after getting bed sores at a Dartford care home

15 June 2013

A former policeman died after a catalogue of failings in his treatment at a nursing home, an inquest's heard.

Teen shot himself dead after police visit

Tragic teenager Charlie Booth took his own life

14 June 2013

A schoolboy shot himself dead just hours after being spoken to by police about text messages with a girl, an inquest heard.

Crash death of Dartford teenager 'unavoidable'

Hannah Coan

11 June 2013

A popular 18-year-old died after jumping in front of a car's path as she ran across a road, an inquest's heard.

Father left note before car park suicide

Pentagon Shopping Centre, Chatham. Picture John Sturrock

09 June 2013

A father jumped from the top of a multi-storey car park, leaving a note that read "you're better off without me", an inquest heard.

Dentist dies after two-week drink binge

Civil injunction obtained to stop prolific drinker causing problems. Stock pic

07 June 2013

An alcoholic dentist was found dead in his Kings Hill home after he and his wife drank approximately three bottles of scotch a day for a fortnight.

Mystery after teen's river death

Ben Phillips

03 June 2013

An inquest into the death of a teenager found dead in the River Medway has recorded an open verdict.

'David's dead as no one listened'

Diabetic David Richmond had wanted to be more independent and self-medicate his insulin

02 June 2013

A woman has slammed carers for allowing her partner who overdosed on insulin to take the drug unsupervised - despite attempting suicide 30 times.

Vulnerable suicide victim had formed forbidden relationship

Old Town Hall in Gravesend

27 May 2013

A woman who hanged herself just weeks after leaving a rehab centre formed a forbidden sexual relationship with a staff member, an inquest heard.

Social services 'failed' tragic Ed

Tragic teenager Edward Barry died in a flat in Gravesend

21 May 2013

A damning new report has revealed a "very serious failure" by social services might have led to the drugs death of a grammar schoolboy.

Revealed: Double life of man who lay dead for two years

Konstantinos Georgakopolos, who lay dead after two years

19 May 2013

A forgotten man who lay dead in his kitchen for almost two years was a businessman who wore cowboy boots and drove a Rolls Royce, it's been revealed.

Forgotten man dead for two years

Thousands walked past number 18 Luton Road, Chatham, where Konstantinos Georgakopolos lay dead for almost two years

17 May 2013

Thousands of people passed the house where an eccentric lay dead for almost two years... with classical music still playing and the heating on.

Agony continues for family of teen found dead on beach

Lewis O'Neill-Smith was found dead on Minster beach

15 May 2013

A question mark still hangs over the death of a popular teenager found on a beach - after an inquest recorded an open verdict.

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