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 Hearing time
Hearing type Coroner District
Andrew Leedham 16/01/2020 15:30PM Inquest Prof Forrest Sheffield
Lily Gibson 17/01/2020 11:00AM PIR Prof Forrest Sheffield
Peter Reynolds 17/01/2020 12:45PM Inquest Prof Forrest Sheffield
Paul Lapins 20/01/2020 10:00AM Inquest Ms A Combes Sheffield
Stephen Forster 20/01/2020 12:30PM Inquest Ms A Combes Sheffield
Clari Hollingsworth 21/01/2020 10:00AM Inquest Ms K Dickinson Sheffield
Samuel Brooks 21/01/2020 13:00PM Inquest Ms K Dickinson Sheffield
Anne Abbott 22/01/2010 09:30AM Inquest Ms K Dickinson Sheffield
Brinley Mitchell 22/01/2010 10:00AM PIR Ms A Combes Sheffield
Anthony Wilkinson 22/01/2010 12:00PM PIR Ms A Combes Barnsley
Mark Hawes 22/01/2010 13:00PM Inquest Ms K Dickinson Barnsley
David Riley 22/01/2010 14:00PM Inquest Ms A Combes Barnsley
Amanpreet Sohal 23/01/2020 10:00AM Inquest Ms K Dickinson Sheffield
Gillian Holmes 23/01/2020 13:30PM Inquest Ms K Dickinson Sheffield
Amanda Dawson 24/01/2020 10:00AM Inquest Ms K Dickinson Sheffield
Ladenus Carpenter 24/01/2020 13:00PM PIR Ms K Dickinson Barnsley
Joe Clark 24/01/2020 14:15PM Inquest Ms K Dickinson Sheffield
Mark Taylor 27/01/2020 09:30AM Inquest Ms K Dickinson Sheffield
Simon Chapman 27/01/2020 13:45PM Inquest Ms K Dickinson Sheffield
Benjamin Rybka & Amy Rybka 28/01/2020 10:00AM Inquest Ms K Dickinson Barnsley
Terry Elvin  29/01/2020 10:00AM Inquest Mr D Urpeth Barnsley
Muriel Darwent 30/01/2020 10:00AM Inquest Ms K Dickinson Sheffield
Kavan Maddocks 30/01/2020 13:45PM Inquest Ms K Dickinson Sheffield
Tony Micklethwaite 31/01/2020 10:00AM Inquest Mr D Urpeth Barnsley
Leslie Craig 03/02/2020 10:00AM Inquest Ms A Combes Barnsley
Adam McKay 03/02/2020 13:30PM Inquest Ms A Combes Sheffield
Joan Howard 04/02/2020 10:00PM Inquest  Ms A Combes Sheffield
Joan Howard 05/02/2020 10:00AM Inquest Ms A Combes Sheffield
Radoslaw Kulig 05/02/2020 14:00PM Inquest Ms A Combes Sheffield
Clarence Dunnicliffe 05/02/2020 14:00PM PIR 2 Ms K Dickinson Sheffield
Maryam Mohammed 06/02/2020 10:00PM Inquest Ms K Dickinson Sheffield
Maryam Mohammed 07/02/2020 10:00PM Inquest Ms K Dickinson Sheffield
Margaret Henson 10/02/2020 10:00PM PIR Ms K Dickinson Sheffield
Brian Rochell 10/02/2020 11:15AM PIR Ms K Dickinson Sheffield
Abigail Gibbs 11/02/2020 12:00PM PIR 3 Mr D Urpeth Sheffield
Eileen Pollard 12/02/2020 10:00AM Inquest Ms A Combes Sheffield

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