Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2005] All ER (D) 317 (Nov)
Court: Queen's Bench Division (Divisional Court)

Laws LJ and Ouseley J

Representation Henrietta Hill (instructed by Hodge Jones & Allen) for the claimant.
  Andrew Sharland (instructed by Michael Parker, Northampton) for the coroner.
Judgment Dates: 23 November 2005


Coroner - Inquest - Duty to hold inquest - Unnatural death - Deceased dying from small bowel infarction and volvulus - Deceased's father seeking inquest - Coroner refusing on basis deceased died of natural causes - Whether coroner erring in concluding that there were no reasonable grounds to suspect that deceased's death 'unnatural' - , s 8(1).

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