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List of inquests

A list of the inquests scheduled for hearing in the Oxford Coroner's Court.

The Oxfordshire Coroner’s Court is open to members of the press and public. Please see the inquest list below for exact sitting times. If attending a particular case, please aim to arrive no later than 15 minutes before the stated start time.

Any member of the public or press who wishes to be considered for remote attendance at an inquest or inquest opening (this is facilitated using Microsoft Teams) should make a written request to the Coroner’s Office at coroners.oxfordshire@oxfordshire.gov.uk giving at least 24 hours notice, where possible.

If a member of the public or press requires further information about inquest cases, the Coroner will consider providing information on request. Any requests should be submitted, in writing, to coroners.oxfordshire@oxfordshire.gov.uk  

All hearings (unless otherwise stated) are held at Oxford Coroner's Court, County Hall, New Road, Oxford, OX1 1ND.

Monday 6-10 February

Inquest to conclude

  • 10am Gary Ainger, aged 53, from Oxford, died 25/10/2021 in Littlemore

Tuesday 14 February

Inquest to conclude

  • 10am Peter Vaughan, aged 78, from Witney, died 11/07/2022 in Witney
  • 11am Jack MacClancy, aged 26, from Witney, died 04/09/2022 in Witney
  • 12pm Ann Drewett, aged 78, from Oxford, died 02/09/2022 in JRH

Wednesday 15 February

Inquest to conclude

  • 10am Rose Wigan, aged 66, from Chipping Norton, died 30/11/2022 in JRH
  • 11.45am Terence Coombs, aged 65, from Swindon, died 07/07/2022 in JRH
  • 2pm Katherine Mc Andrew, aged 75, from Banbury, died 23/08/2022 in Hook Norton

Monday 20-24 February

Inquest to conclude

  • Stephen Griffiths, aged 58, from Bicester, died 20/04/2021 in Bicester

Tuesday 28 February

Inquest to conclude

  • Calum Leighton, aged 18, from Chippenham, died 21/08/2022 in Faringdon
  • Joseph Shape, aged 18, from Chippenham, died 21/08/2022 in Faringdon
  • Lawrence Bruce, aged 20, from Devizes, died 21/08/2022 in Faringdon

Wednesday 1 March

Inquests to conclude

  • 10am Kamaldip Hulait, aged 46, from Henley-on-Thames, died 11/07/2021 in Henley-on-Thames
  • 2pm Paul Amoah, aged unknown, from Bicester, died 06/07/2022 in Bicester
  • 2:45 Brian Jones, aged 81, from Bicester, died 12/09/2022 in JRH

Thursday 2 March

Inquest to conclude

  • 10am Cornel Sicoie. aged 41, from Witney, died 15/09/2022 in Witney
  • 11:30 Alaa Alsiddiq, aged 33, from London, died 19/06/2021 in Shipton-Under-Wychwood

Friday 3 March

Pre-Inquest Review

  • 10am Andrew Marchant, aged 41, from Wolverhampton, died 26/04/2022 in JRH

Monday 6-7 March

Inquest to conclude

  • 10am Virgil Rhone, aged 15, from Bicester, died 03/03/2022 in JRH

Wednesday 8 March

Inquest to conclude

  • 10am Devinder Malle, aged 54, from Kenilworth, died 04/07/2022 in Middleton Stoney
  • 11:30 Konstantin Brundukov, aged 5 months, from Oxford, died 07/09/2022 in JRH
  • 2pm Garry Chadwick. Aged 56, from Dartford, died 30/08/2022 in Milton

Thursday 9 March

Inquest to conclude

  • 10am Neil Parsonage, aged 66, from Windsor, died 26/03/2022 in JRH

Tuesday 14 March

Inquest to conclude

  • 10am Willow-Raye Du Plooy, aged 21, from Banbury, died 28/11/2021 in Bicester

Wednesday 15 March

Inquest to conclude

  • 10am Leroy Kilby, aged 50, from Bicester, died 29/05/2022 in Bicester
  • 12pm Robert Fernyhough, aged 88, from Witney, died 04/10/2022 in JRH
  • 2pm Estella Dry, aged 68, from South Africa, died 27/08/2022 in JRH
  • 3:30 Barbara Harrold, aged 85, from Abingdon, died 10/01/2023 in Sobell House Hospice

Thursday 16 March

Inquest to conclude

  • 10am Colin Brooks, aged 86, from Thame, died 21/10/2022 in Thame
  • 11:30 Roman Voronin, aged 69, from Kidlington, died 01/10/2022 in JRH
  • 2:30 Stella Beckett, aged 87, from Abingdon, died 15/01/2023 in JRH
  • 3pm Richard Jennings, aged 78, from Faringdon, died 13/01/2023 in JRH
  • 3:30 Stephen Sharpe, aged 47, from Abingdon, died 18/08/2022 in Abingdon

Tuesday 21 March

Pre-Inquest Review

  • 10am Katie Huemuz-Irimia, aged 40, from Wallingford, died 30/08/2022 in Wallingford

Inquest to conclude

  • 10:30 Tomasz Brzoza, aged 41, from Didcot, died 11/03/2022 in Didcot

Wednesday 22 March

Inquest to conclude

  • 10am Constance Jean, aged 98, from Didcot, died 28/01/2023 in Didcot
  • 10:45 Nigel Blackburn, aged 79, from Paris, died 01/01/2023 in JRH
  • 11:15 Susan May, aged 79, from Bicester, died 21/01/2023 in Bicester
  • 12pm Cynthia Black, aged 93, from Oxford, died 31/01/2023 in Oxford
  • 2pm Mariah Pennington, aged 13, from Kidlington, died 03/10/2022 in Yarnton

Thursday 23 March

Inquest to conclude

  • 10am Tate Barnett, aged 17, from Abingdon, died 10/10/2022 in Abingdon
  • 11:45Eugen Bortila, aged 69, from Romania, died 05/09/2022 in JRH
  • 1pm Francis Burns, aged 70, from Denver, USA died 02/12/2022 at Sea

Tuesday 28 March

Inquest to conclude

  • 10am Clifford Godden, aged 91, from Oxford, died 16/01/2023 in Oxford

Wednesday 29 March

Inquest to conclude

  • 10am Craig Mackintosh, aged 48, from Thetford, died 24/08/2022 in Ukraine
  • 2pm Paul Urey, aged 45, from Leyland, died 10/07/2022 in Ukraine

Thursday 30 March

Inquest to conclude

  • 10am Graham Hall, aged 58, from Banbury, died 22/09/2022 n Banbury
  • 11:15 Minako Imai, aged 52, from Oxford, died 20/10/2022 in JRH
  • 12:30 Jennifer Everett, aged 43, from Oxford, died 13/11/2022 in JRHPl