Inquest opened into Lowestoft man’s death

An inquest has been opened and adjourned today following the death of a man in Lowestoft on Thursday, December 22.

Wesley Hatcher, 34, died at an address at St Johns Road.

Police were called to an address by the ambulance service just after 11.10am.

Despite attempts to revive Mr Hatcher he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Today the inquest into his death was opened and adjourned to a later date so further tests, including toxicology, can be carried out to determine his cause of death.


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Following Mr Hatcher's death, Glyn Jones, 32 of St Johns Road, was arrested and charged with supplying a quantity of Dihydrocodeine - a class B drug. He appeared at Ipswich Magistrates Court on Saturday 24 December.

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