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This week's inquests

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The inquests listed here are for this week. Details of future inquests can be found on the next week's inquests page.

Middlesbrough Town Hall address: Middlesbrough Town Hall (access via Centre Square), Middlesbrough, TS1 2QJ

Magistrates' Court address: Court 13, Teesside Magistrates' Court, Albert Road, Middlesbrough, TS1 2AS

Week commencing: Monday 5 April 2021

Day Inquests
Monday 5 April 2021 No inquests planned
Tuesday 6 April 2021 No inquests planned
Wednesday 7 April 2021

10am - Joshua Watson - O&C

Taking place at Teesside Magistrates' Court

Thursday 8 April 2021 No inquests planned
Friday 9 April 2021 No inquests planned

Understanding the inquest list

We use abbreviations in the inquest list to keep it easy to read, but we know not everyone will understand what they mean. Here are explanations of the abbreviations we use the most.

O&A

O&A stands for 'open and adjourn'. This means that the actual inquest will take place at a later date. This is because the coroner needs to get more information before they can decide on a cause of death.

O&C

O&C stands for 'open and conclude'. This means that the inquest will be finished in one day. At the end, the coroner will make a decision about the cause of death.

PIR

PIR stands for 'pre-inquest review'. This is a hearing, or hearings, which are held before the inquest takes place. A pre-inquest review is used if an inquest will be very complex. It will decide on things like what the inquest will cover, what information will be needed, and which witnesses and experts will need to attend.