Student dies in hospital after being found unresponsive in hotel

Norfolk Coroner's Court at Carrow House in Norwich. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Norfolk Coroner's Court at Carrow House in Norwich. Picture: ANTONY KELLY - Credit: Archant

An inquest has opened into the death of a student who was found unresponsive in a hotel.

Sinead Storey died in the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital on Friday, November 22. She was 19.

On Monday, an inquest opening at Norfolk Coroner's Court in Norwich heard how Miss Storey was found unresponsive in a hotel before being taken to the hospital in Colney.

Senior coroner Jacqueline Lake added that Miss Storey was a student and was from Ash Tree Road in Doncaster.

Her medical cause of death was given as hypoxic brain injury and cardiac arrest as a result of hanging.


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A pre-inquest review has been scheduled for Thursday, February 27, 2020.

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