Sales rep who died at nature reserve named at inquest

Cary's Meadow off Yarmouth Road in Thorpe St Andrew.

Cary's Meadow off Yarmouth Road in Thorpe St Andrew. - Credit: Sonya Duncan

A man who was found dead in a Broads Authority nature reserve on the edge of Norwich has been named.

The inquest into the death of Owen Casley, 25, from Florence Road in Thorpe St Andrew, was opened and adjourned at Norfolk Coroner's Court on Tuesday, August 3.

Yvonne Blake, area coroner for Norfolk, said Mr Casley, a sales representative who was born in Colchester, Essex, died at Cary's Meadow off Yarmouth Road in Thorpe on July 28.

The medical cause of death was reported as hanging.

She adjourned the inquest to take place at Norfolk Coroner's Court on January 27 next year.

If you need help or support, please contact the Samaritans on 116 123 or Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust’s First Response helpline on 0808 196 3494 both 24/7. 

Alternatively download the Stay Alive app, which is backed by Suffolk User Forum, if you are having thoughts of suicide or if you are concerned about someone else.

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter