Woman who died in explosion was sat on her sofa making FaceTime call at the time, inquest hears

A much loved counsellor killed in an explosion at her home was on FaceTime to her partner at the time, an inquest opening heard. Hazel Wilcock, 61, died after the incident at her home on East View in Summerseat, Greater Manchester, on the evening of February 18. An inquest into her death was opened at … Read more

Woman killed herself after writing note apologising for ‘pain’ she caused her wife, inquest hears

A desperate housewife battling credit card debts killed herself after she penned a heartbreaking suicide note in which she apologised for ‘for every tear’ she said she had brought on her family. Cindy Freeman-Jenkins, 31, vanished from her home after she feared financial issues with a credit card firm and a catalogue company were wrecking … Read more

Woman killed herself after writing note apologising for ‘pain’ she caused her wife, inquest hears

A desperate housewife battling credit card debts killed herself after she penned a heartbreaking suicide note in which she apologised for ‘for every tear’ she said she had brought on her family. Cindy Freeman-Jenkins, 31, vanished from her home after she feared financial issues with a credit card firm and a catalogue company were wrecking … Read more

Dad who died while being pinned down by security guards and was unlawfully killed, inquest rules

A father from east Hull who said he couldn’t breathe seven times as security guards pinned him face down on the ground was ‘unlawfully killed’, a court has ruled.  Jack Barnes, 29, from Longhill, died after suffering a cardiac arrest at Manchester Victoria Station where he was held down by four Customer Service Representatives (CSRs) … Read more

Dad who died while being pinned down by security guards and was unlawfully killed, inquest rules

A father from east Hull who said he couldn’t breathe seven times as security guards pinned him face down on the ground was ‘unlawfully killed’, a court has ruled.  Jack Barnes, 29, from Longhill, died after suffering a cardiac arrest at Manchester Victoria Station where he was held down by four Customer Service Representatives (CSRs) … Read more

Pole dancer, 27, killed herself after lockdown stopped her competing, inquest hears 

Jessica Norris, 27, from Bolton, had battled depression since she was teenager One of Britain’s top pole dancers killed herself after being prevented from competing during the coronavirus lockdown, an inquest has heard. Two time winner of Miss Pole Dance UK Jessica Norris, from Bolton, Greater Manchester, had battled depression since she was a teenager but … Read more

British father suffocated when snorkel mask restricted his breathing in Australia, inquest hears

A coroner today raised concerns over a snorkeling mask sold on Amazon after a British grandfather died of oxygen deprivation during a visit to family in Western Australia. An inquest heard John Bazzoni bought a Gofun diving mask which claimed to be ‘anti-fog’ and ‘anti-leak’ online ahead of his trip to see his daughter Nicola Roman … Read more

London firefighter who hanged himself was not being ‘bullied’ as the only BAME member, inquest hears

The colleagues of a junior firefighter who took his own life did not think he was being bullied, an inquest has heard. Jaden Francois-Esprit, 21, was found hanged at his home in Wapping, east London, in August 2020 despite no previous history of mental health issues.    The inquest heard the firefighter felt he was being bullied … Read more

Teenage couple who died in fireball crash were not wearing seat-belts, inquest hears

A newlywed teenage couple were caught on camera moments before they died in a fireball crash while fleeing from police on the wrong side of a busy duel carriageway in west London. Patrick McDonagh, 19, and his pregnant wife Shauna, 18, were killed when their silver Renault Mégane hit a coach and burst into flames on … Read more

Teenage couple who died in fireball crash were not wearing seat-belts, inquest hears

A newlywed teenage couple were caught on camera moments before they died in a fireball crash while fleeing from police on the wrong side of a busy duel carriageway in west London. Patrick McDonagh, 19, and his pregnant wife Shauna, 18, were killed when their silver Renault Mégane hit a coach and burst into flames on … Read more