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'We let Sarah down'

Sarah Stringer

16 June 2017

A health trust has admitted it did not care for a patient in its care as well as it should have before she died and promises to improve in all areas.

Family hopes for mental health changes after daughter's death

Sarah Stringer

15 June 2017

The family of a woman battling mental illness who lost her life is calling for changes to mental health services to prevent it happening to others.


Family in horror death crash 'not wearing seatbelts'

Patrick Nolan with wife Babara and little son David

15 June 2017

A dad died and his wife and toddler son were badly injured when the caravan he was towing went out of control because he was driving too fast.

Missing woman found dead in container

Tania Dasilva went missing from London and her body was found in a mobile unit in New Hythe. Picture: Metropolitan Police Service Haringey

15 June 2017

A woman left home to walk her dog only to be found dead weeks later in a portable cabin 45 miles away.

Patient needed 'further evaluation' months before death

Sarah Stringer

13 June 2017

An updated assessment of a mentally ill woman needed "further evaluation" by mental health services months before she died, an inquest has heard.

Family seeking answers after inquest adjourned

Carlo Collins

11 June 2017

The family of a man found unconscious by a lodger must wait to find out how he died - after a coroner asked for more medical evidence.

Heartbroken woman took her life after mum's death

Paige Chester and mum Mandy

05 June 2017

A heartbroken young woman took her own life after battling depression in the wake of her mother's death, an inquest heard.

Death crash biker was 'twice drink drive limit'

Motorcyclist Philip Baker who died in a crash on the M20. Picture released via Kent Police

01 June 2017

A motorcyclist who lost his life when crashing into the back of a tractor unit on the M20 was over the drink-drive limit, an inquest heard.


OCD sufferer jumped from car park roof

A view of Sainsbury's in Romney Place, Maidstone. Picture: Google Maps

01 June 2017

A former cleaner suffering from extreme obsessive compulsive disorder jumped from the top of a multi-storey car park, an inquest heard.

Crash death teenager suffered head injury

Jack Burmingham, 17, lived in Rainham.

31 May 2017

A teenager killed in a crash suffered a fatal head injury when the truck he was in span out of control, an inquest was told.

Inquest opens after double fatal crash

Keyboard player Mike Crampton died from massive head injuries

25 May 2017

A coroner has revealed details of a horrific crash that resulted in the death of two musicians.

Murderer's throat slit in jail

Ruslanas Ignatenka died in his cell in Swaleside prison

25 May 2017

A murderer serving a life sentence at a Kent jail was found dead in his cell with his throat slashed, an inquest heard.


Student found dead in digs had gender issues

Mark McNeill

23 May 2017

A student found dead in his halls had previously been sent to a gender identity clinic after complaining of anxiety and depression, an inquest heard.

Driver's death a mystery as coroner dismisses evidence

Police at the scene of the crash on the A229

20 May 2017

Mystery still surrounds the death of a 37-year-old who was thought to have crashed his car after suddenly falling ill at the wheel.

Drug warning after teen's death

Robert Fraser

18 May 2017

A grieving mother and police are warning of the dangers of a drug 100 times more potent than heroin after the first death of its kind in Kent.

Man shot himself with bolt stun gun at ex's house

Police at the scene of the death

18 May 2017

A man found with a fatal wound to his neck in his estranged wife's garage had shot himself with a bolt stun gun, an inquest heard.

Fentanyl drug killed skater boy Robert

Robert Fraser

12 May 2017

Teenager Robert Fraser had been making efforts to turn his life around but he unintentionally overdosed on strong pain killer fentanyl.

Boy, 12, found dad's body

Alan Golden died following an overdose

09 May 2017

Paramedics were unable to save a man who had taken an overdose and was found by his 12-year-old son, according to an inquest.

Teen dies after brain starved of oxygen

Gravesend Old Town Hall, High Street.

08 May 2017

A 19-year-old, who needed a tube to help him breathe, died when it became dislodged overnight, an inquest heard.


Man took his life after being told to give up his dogs

John Chadwick took his own life after being told he had to part with his pets

07 May 2017

A man said to have been "crushed" when told he could no longer live with his pets sent a text to a close friend before taking his own life.

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