Inquest opens into death of 20-year old Reepham man Henry Ottaway

Eastgate House on Thorpe road, Norwich, home of the Norfolk Coroner's office. Photo by Simon Finlay

Eastgate House on Thorpe road, Norwich, home of the Norfolk Coroner's office. Photo by Simon Finlay - Credit: Archant Norfolk

An inquest has opened into the death of a young apprentice engineer who was found hanged.

Henry Ottaway, 20, (better known as Harry) of Bircham Road, Reepham, died after hanging by ligature - and was discovered on Booton Common in the early hours of last Monday morning.

The details were given at the opening of his inquest today at Norfolk Coroner's Court.

The full inquest, which is expected to take two hours, was adjourned until May 16.


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