Inquests are heard at HM Coroner's Courts, City Hall, Plater Way, Sunderland by Her Majesty’s Senior Coroner Derek Winter, unless otherwise stated.
By virtue of section 9C Coroners and Justice Act 2009 some Inquests may be dealt with in writing (i.e. without a hearing in court) unless representations are made by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. no later than midday the day before the date shown in the list.
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|Hearing Date||Time||Inquest held||Type of Inquest Hearing||Name of Deceased||Age||Date of Death||Place of Death||Coroner's Officer|
|Wednesday 13th July 2022||10:30||in Court 2||Opening||Tracy Snowdon||61||10/06/2022||Sunderland||Lily Hunter|
|Wednesday 13th July 2022||10:45||in Court 2||Final||Stuart Coleman||50||02/02/2022||Sunderland||Lily Hunter|
|Friday 15th July 2022||10:00||in Court 1||Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh||Gavin Gray||31||28/12/2021||Sunderland||Jessica Lee|
|Wednesday 20th July 2022||10:00||in Court 1||Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh||Bailey Ross Reay||13||19/12/2020||Houghton le Spring||Neville Dixon|
|Wednesday 20th July 2022||12:00||in Court 2||Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh||Ronald Maughan||65||16/05/2022||Hospital, Sunderland||Lily Hunter|
|Wednesday 20th July 2022||14:00||in Court 2||Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh||Alfred Cruddas||71||22/09/2021||Houghton le Spring||Vicky Ross|
|Wednesday 20th July 2022||15:30||in Court 2||Final||Doreen Steabler||81 years||23/10/2021||Hospital Sunderland||Alison Leonard|
|Thursday 21st July 2022||10:00||in Court 2||Pre Inquest Review||Lawrence Malcolm Shaw||69 years||08/02/2022||Sunderland||Alison Leonard|
|Thursday 21st July 2022||10:00||in Court 2||Pre Inquest Review – to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner David Place||Barry Oliver||74||15/12/2021||Hospital, Sunderland||Jessica Lee|
|Thursday 21st July 2022||11:30||in Court 1||Pre Inquest Review||Patricia Liddy||91||16/05/2022||Sunderland||Lily Hunter|
|Thursday 21st July 2022||13:30||in Court 2||Pre Inquest Review – to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner David Place||Andrew Wallace||50||12/12/2021||Sunderland||Jessica Lee|
|Wednesday 27th July 2022||11:00||in Court 2||Final||Jean Adair Buckle||68 years||16/02/2022||Sunderland||Alison Leonard|
|Monday 1st August 2022||10:30||in Court 1||Pre Inquest Review||John Paul Hurst||49 years||15/09/2021||Durham||Alison Leonard|
|Wednesday 3rd August 2022||10:30||in Court 2||Final||Brenda Duncan||70 years||28/02/2022||Hospital Sunderland||Alison Leonard|
|Thursday 18th August 2022||10:00||in Court 2||Final||Daniel Graeme Futers||31 years||05/04/2022||Sunderland||Alison Leonard|
|Thursday 18th August 2022||10:30||in Court 2||Final||June Rose Stockdale||85 years||30/03/2022||Hospital Sunderland||Alison Leonard|
|Thursday 25th August 2022||11:00||in Court 2||Final||Joseph Dove||39||06/04/2022||Sunderland||Lily Hunter|
|Friday 2nd September 2022||10:00||in Court 2||Pre Inquest Review – to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh||Lois Davidson||27||03/10/2020||Washington||Jessica Lee|
|Wednesday 7th September 2022||10:00||in Court 1||Final||Willow Cutter||1 day||10/03/2021||Hospital, Sunderland||Vicky Ross|
|Thursday 8th September 2022||10:00||in Court 1||Final||Willow Cutter||1 day||10/03/2021||Hospital, Sunderland||Vicky Ross|
|Friday 9th September 2022||10:00||in Court 1||Final||Willow Cutter||1 day||10/03/2021||Hospital, Sunderland||Vicky Ross|
|Wednesday 14th September 2022||10:30||in Court 2||Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner David Place||Karl James McGrath||33||16/05/2022||Washington, Tyne & Wear||Vicky Ross|
|Friday 30th September 2022||10:00||in Court 1||Final - to be heard by Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner Karin Welsh||Gemma Elizabeth Zare||35||09/10/2021||Hospital, Sunderland||Jessica Lee|
|Thursday 27th October 2022||10:00||in Court 1||Final||John William Henderson||84||25/04/2022||Hospital, Sunderland||Andrew Weighill|
|Thursday 17th November 2022||10:00||in Court 2||Final||Blaine David Sam Cecil Hammond||22||03/12/2022||Sunderland||Andrew Weighill|
|Thursday 17th November 2022||11:00||in Court 1||Final||Raymond Evans||75||21/06/2022||Sunderland||Andrew Weighill|
|Monday 28th November 2022||11:00||in Court 2||Opening||Joshua Higham||27 years||09/06/2022||Greece||Alison Leonard|