Baby killed after his pram was struck by BMW died after suffering major trauma, inquest hears

A two-week-old baby boy who was killed after his pram was struck by a car died as a result of ‘major trauma’, an inquest heard today. Ciaran Leigh Morris was pinned to a wall by a BMW that mounted the pavement in Brownhills, West Midlands, at around 4pm on Easter Sunday. The newborn was rushed … Read more

Police renew appeal for information on murdered Putin critic Nikolay Glushkov hours before inquest

Police renew appeal for information on murdered Putin critic hours before his inquest today – with call for witnesses of ‘black VW van’ seen near home of 68-year-old found ‘strangled to death’ a week after Salisbury Novichok attack Met Police’s Richard Smith said questions remain over Nikolay Glushkov’s death The 68-year-old was found in New … Read more

Mother-of-three, 44, was mauled to death by her two American bulldogs, inquest hears

A mother-of-three died after she was attacked by two American bulldogs in her home following a ‘heated’ argument with her daughter, an inquest has heard.   Elayne Stanley, 44, suffered multiple dog bite injuries at her home in Widnes, Cheshire, on September 24 2019. An inquest at Parr Hall, Warrington, on Wednesday, heard the dogs had … Read more

Ex-Selfridges store worker took fatal cocktail of drink and drugs, inquest hears

Jade Rayner, 28, developed a severe alcohol problem after being humiliated by the man, who called her ‘fat and ugly’ throughout their four-year relationship A former Selfridges assistant took a fatal cocktail of white wine and anti-depressants after she was left haunted by an abusive ex-boyfriend, an inquest has heard. Jade Rayner, 28, developed a … Read more

Patient, 21, died because staff did not understand sickle cell disease, inquest hears 

Evan Smith, 21, was forced to call 999 from his temporary bed in a hospital corridor when he grew concerned about his oxygen levels A patient in sickle cell crisis who rang 999 from his hospital bed after being refused oxygen would not have died if medical staff had recognised his symptoms and offered a … Read more

Woman, 61, with rare extreme allergy disorder drowned in pond with rocks tied to her, inquest hears

A company director who drowned in a pond at her £1.3 million mansion died after a rare condition left her vulnerable to ‘electronic emissions’ and perfume, an inquest heard today. Annabel Lucas, 61, suffered from ‘multiple chemical sensitivity’ which left her in severe pain if she spent too long on the phone or accidentally smelt her … Read more

Football data analyst, 21, who died in hospital could have been saved, inquest hears 

Evan Smith, 21, was forced to call 999 from his temporary bed in a hospital corridor A football data analyst was forced to call 999 from his temporary bed in a hospital corridor after he was denied oxygen despite his organs failing, an inquest has heard. Evan Smith was admitted to North Middlesex University Hospital … Read more

Toddler suffocated after falling down gap behind his mother’s bed while watching TV, inquest hears

19-month-old toddler suffocated after falling down gap behind his mother’s bed while watching TV, inquest hears, as coroner rules death was ‘tragic accident’ L-Jay Leon Crossling Meads died at the family home in Grove Hill, Middlesbrough He fell down the side of his mother’s double bed before being rushed to hospital Pathologists ruled toddler died from … Read more

Paedophile teacher, 74, died after choking on his prison breakfast, inquest hears 

Paedophile teacher, 74, who sexually abused five boarding school boys died after choking on his prison breakfast, inquest hears John McKno abused 5 boys in Suffolk, Devon and Worcestershire in 70s and 80s McKno choked on his food and died of ‘cardiac failure’ in Norwich Prison Inquest at Norfolk Coroners’ Court found McKno died through … Read more

Boy, three, died after getting pulled into weir when he fell into canal feeding ducks, inquest hears

Boy, three, died after getting pulled into a weir when he fell into a canal feeding ducks with his mother, inquest hears Inquest has opened into the death of three-year-old Dylan Milsom in Berkshire Court heard Dylan drowned after falling into canal and being dragged into weir His mother Shelley Nardini jumped in after him … Read more