UK Inquests

I Was There: Ten Tips For Approaching The Inquest Into A Loved One's Death

Ed Green | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Ed Green

But what happens in the majority of Britain's inquests - those dealing with more ordinary tragedies that never make the national headlines? People who die in accidents, house fires or in unclear circumstances.

Teen Dies In Freak Weight Lifting Onesie Accident

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 09.07.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A teenage died in a freak accident after he was strangled by his oneise while trying to lift weights in his bedroom, an inquest has heard. Joshua H...

Schoolgirl Dies After Being Hit By Train While She Was 'Chatting With A Friend' On The Tracks

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A schoolgirl has died after being hit by a train while she sat on the tracks having a late night chat with her friend, an inquest has heard. Milena...

Eton Schoolboy Was Dragged From Tent And Killed By Polar Bear, Inquest Hears

PA | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education

The mother of a schoolboy killed by a polar bear "would not have let him go" on the Arctic expedition without believing he would be properly protected...

Inquest For Student Who Died In 'Extreme Heat' During Morocco Trek To Begin

PA | Posted 06.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education

The full inquest into the death of a schoolboy during a trip to Morocco with his classmates will begin on Monday. Samuel Boon, 17, collapsed as he ...

Top Student Hanged Himself But Gave 'No Reason' In Suicide Note, Inquest Hears

PA | Posted 18.04.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A teenager walked into woods and hanged himself despite being an accomplished A-level student, much loved by his family and seemingly without any worr...

Schoolboy Died After Powerful Quad Bike Crashed on Family Farm, Inquest Hears

PA | Posted 17.04.2012 | UK Universities & Education

An 11-year-old schoolboy died after crashing a powerful quad bike while helping out on the family farm, an inquest heard on Tuesday. Kieran Horn di...

Toddler 'Died After Being Caught Up In Window Blind Cord'

PA | Posted 15.03.2012 | UK

A toddler who loved waving at people from his bedroom died when he became entangled in his window blind cord, an inquest heard today. Joshua Wakeha...

Inquest For Toddler Hanged By Window Blind Cord

PA | Posted 23.04.2012 | UK

An inquest will be held today into the death of a toddler who was accidentally hanged by a window blind cord. Emily Warner died in December, four m...

Teacher Planned Suicide After Pupil Sex Assault Accusations

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 14.02.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A private school music teacher who was arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting his pupils planned his suicide an inquest heard on Tuesday. Al...

Schoolgirl Killed In Car Crash By Pensioner Who Had Been Warned Not To Drive After Failing Eye Test

Posted 14.03.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A pensioner who killed a schoolgirl as he mounted the pavement in his car had been warned not to drive three days earlier after he failed an eye test,...

Inquest Into Death Of Teenager 'Bullied For Being Pretty'

Posted 05.01.2012 | UK Universities & Education

An inquest to establish the cause of death of a schoolgirl who fell to her death after reportedly being bullied "for being pretty" will be held on Thu...