FIVE inquests have been opened this week. 

The coroner opened the investigations into the deaths of: 

  • Norman Boyd, 89, from Kidlington, who died on December 16 in Chawley Grove Care Home
  • Hazel Burch, 81, from Daventry, who died on December 11 in the John Radcliffe Hospital
  • Ian Bailey, 75, from Lechlade, who died on December 19 on A361 near Lechlade
  • Ian Carrington, 84, from Chipping Norton, who died on December 26 in Chipping Norton
  • Mohamad Maarouf, 36, from Abingdon, who died on December 25 in Abingdon

All the inquests were opened 'out of court'. 


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