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Woman died of an accidental overdose, inquest hears

PUBLISHED: 12:53 30 September 2019 | UPDATED: 12:53 30 September 2019

Carrow House.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Carrow House. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

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A woman who returned home for Christmas following the end of a long-term relationship died of an accidental overdose, an inquest has heard.

Emma Stinton was found unresponsive in a bedroom of her parents' home in Little Melton on December 29, last year.

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The 37-year-old who grew up in Norfolk but later moved to Kent had returned to Norfolk to spend Christmas with her parents following the break-down of her engagement.

At an inquest into her death held on Monday, Norfolk Coroner's Court heard evidence from Miss Stinton's parents, her GP, a paramedic who was called to the family home on December 29, a childhood friend who spent time with Miss Stinton on the day before her death and a post mortem examination report.

Closing the inquest, Yvonne Blake, area coroner for Norfolk gave a conclusion of a drug related death, she said the evidence suggested Miss Stinton had died of an accidental overdose.

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