Current inquests

Coronavirus service update

We will continue to hear inquests as we have over recent weeks with virtual and socially distanced proceedings.

You should not come to either of our courts if you have coronavirus symptoms but please telephone us as soon as possible to let us know.

Hastings Coroner’s Court

Muriel Matters House in Hastings:
Date Time Name Age Date of death Place of death Coroner’s officer
15/09/2021 2.00pm Blessing Olusegun (pre-inquest review) 21 18/09/2020 Bexhill on Sea Reggie Jones
28/09/2021 10.15am Jack Neilson 92 02/05/2021 Eastbourne Sarah Cockram
28/09/2021 11.00am Michael Purdie 27 10/05/2021 Bexhill on Sea Reggie Jones
29/09/2021 - 06/10/2021 10.00am William Ansley 65 07/02/2019 HMP Lewes Anne Knight
11/10/2021 10.00am David Morton-Holmes 55 08/02/2019 Eastbourne District General Hospital Sarah Cockram
12/10/2021 10.45am Michael Gaze 82 11/04/2021 Eastbourne District General Hospital David Tye
12/10/2020 12.00pm Nicola Preston 53 17/05/2021 Seaford Karen Brown

Eastbourne Coroner’s Court

Town Hall in Eastbourne:
Date Time Name Age Date of death Place of death Coroner’s officer
16/09/2021 10.30am Oliver Golding 24 26/04/2021 Bexhill on Sea Karen Brown
16/09/2021 12.00pm Asaad Kafagi 43 11/03/2021 Eastbourne Bob Greenall
16/09/2021 3.15pm Jessica Balcombe 20 25/02/2019 Edinburgh Bob Greenall
30/09/2021 10.15am Josiane Wilkie 67 27/05/2021 Rotherfield Karen Brown
30/09/2021 11.15am Anthony Honeysett 62 16/02/2021 Hailsham Bob Greenall
30/09/2021 2.00pm Saira Shah (pre-inquest review) 30 15/07/2020 Seaford Sarah Cockram
07/10/2021 10.00am Emily Norris 18 03/05/2021 Eastbourne David Tye
07/10/2021 11.30am Richard Ticehurst 69 03/02/2021 Eastbourne Bob Greenall
07/10/2021 2.00pm Robert Vogt 58 09/04/2021 Eastbourne David Tye
07/10/2021 3.00pm Joy Fellows-Smith 84 29/12/2020 Eastbourne District General Hospital Bob Greenall
East Sussex Coroner

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