A TEENAGE boy was found hanged in a churchyard, an inquest opening has heard.

Oliver Fraser, 19, of College Close, Thame, was found by a colleague in the churchyard in Emmington, Chinnor on February 26 this year.

The teen, who was a groundsman, was found at about 3.07pm and the emergency services were called.

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A doctor verified his death and Oliver was identified by a police officer.

An inquest opened into his death at Oxford Coroner’s Court on Tuesday (March 5) heard that a post-mortem examination took place and his medical cause of death has been provided as hanging.

The circumstances surrounding his death are unknown but a full inquest into his cause of death will take place at the same court on June 18 at 10am.


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