Inquests into sudden death are held in the courts at the Medico-Legal Centre. They are open to the public and will be heard by the Coroner or one of his assistants.

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The majority of inquests are held before a Coroner sitting alone. This will be the Senior Coroner or one of his Assistant Coroners. Assistant Coroners are also legally qualified and often ‘sit’ for the Senior Coroner on a few days each month. However, an inquest must be heard before a jury (of between 7 and 11 people) if the death occurred in detention (for example in prison or police custody), in a works accident or in other limited circumstances.

By law, the inquest is restricted to establishing the deceased's identity, when and where they died and how the death occurred. The verdict cannot be framed in such a way as to indicate criminal liability on the part of a named person or civil liability.

Name Hearing date and time Hearing type Coroner District  
Trevor Duncum 17/07/2019 2:45 PM Inquest Ms T Rawden Sheffield
Adam Simpson 18/07/2019 10:00 AM Inquest Ms A Combes  Sheffield
Robert Cauldwell 19/07/2019 10:00 AM PIR Mr D Urpeth Sheffield
James Harris 19/07/2019 11:30 AM PIR Mr D Urpeth Sheffield
Margaret Fox 19/07/2019 1:30 PM Inquest Mr D Urpeth Sheffield
Jean Ward 22/07/2019 10:00AM Inquest Day 1 Mr D Urpeth Sheffield
Jean Ward 23/07/2019 10:00AM Inquest Day 2 Mr D Urpeth Sheffield
Lawrence Pritchard 24/07/2019 10:00AM Inquest Ms T Rawden Sheffield
Iris Boswell 24/07/2019 1:00PM Inquest Ms T Rawden Sheffield
Leon Danks 25/07/2019 9:30AM PIR 2 Ms T Rawden Sheffield
Abdul Mohamoud/
Thomas Mather
25/07/2019 11:00 AM Inquest Ms T Rawden Sheffield
Danielle Wray 26/07/2019 9:45 AM Inquest Ms T Rawden Sheffield
Fred White 26/07/2019 9:45 AM Inquest Ms A Combes  Sheffield
Matthew Halliday 26/07/2019 11:00 AM PIR 3 Ms A Combes  Sheffield
Frank White 26/07/2019 12:45 PM Inquest Ms A Combes  Sheffield
Ricardo Reid 26/07/2019 1:00 PM Inquest Ms T Rawden Sheffield
Stephen Hunter 29/07/2019 10:00 AM Inquest Ms A Combes  Sheffield
Margaret Westbrook 29/07/2019 11:45 AM Inquest Ms A Combes  Sheffield
Roy Copley 29/07/2019 2:00 PM Inquest Ms A Combes  Sheffield
Stephen Burrows 30/07/2019 9:30 AM Inquest Ms A Combes  Sheffield
Brian Outram 31/07/2019 11:30 AM Inquest Mr C Dorries Sheffield
Ernest Ludlam 31/07/2019 1:00 PM Inquest Mr C Dorries Sheffield
Daniel Rodgers 31/07/2019 2:15 PM Inquest Mr C Dorries Sheffield
John Oldfield 01/08/2019 10:00 AM PIR Ms K Dickinson Sheffield
Neil Frost 05/08/2019 10:00 AM Inquest Mr D Urpeth Sheffield
Peter Hill 05/08/2019 11:15 AM Inquest Mr D Urpeth Sheffield
Tilleisha Ricketts 05/08/2019 13:00 PM Inquest Mr D Urpeth Sheffield
Frederick Bates 06/08/2019 10:00 AM Inquest Mr D Urpeth Sheffield
Robert Taylor 06/08/2019 3:00 PM Inquest Mr D Urpeth Sheffield
Steven Mc Crystal 07/08/2019 10:00 AM Inquest Mr D Urpeth Sheffield
Barbara Lacey 08/08/2019 10:00 AM Inquest Mr D Urpeth Sheffield
Marjorie Tilley 08/08/2019 10:00 AM Inquest Ms T Rawden Sheffield
Annie Elliott 08/08/2019 1:00 PM Inquest Mr D Urpeth Sheffield
Nicki Kitching 09/08/2019 10:00 AM Inquest Mr D Urpeth Sheffield
Anthony Shail 09/08/2019 11:15 AM Inquest Mr D Urpeth Sheffield
Vera Moseley 09/08/2019 2:15 PM Inquest Mr D Urpeth Sheffield
Carol Griffiths 12/08/2019 9:30 AM Inquest Ms A Combes  Sheffield
Jean Lockey 12/08/2019 1:00 PM PIR 3 Ms A Combes  Sheffield
Mark Howard 12/08/2019 2:15 PM Inquest Ms A Combes  Sheffield
Tobias Simons 13/08/2019 10:00 AM Inquest Mr C Dorries Sheffield

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