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ST PANCRAS CORONER'S COURT

Any mystery surrounding the death of community stalwart Bobby Martin was cleared up today as a coroner ruled he died of natural causes.

A young musician fell five floors to his death after losing his key and climbing a drain pipe to get in to his Holloway flat, an inquest determined today.

The step-mother of a Barnsbury man with mental health problems has again accused cops of failing to properly investigate her son’s death – but the coroner leading the inquest ruled his passing was “drugs related”.

A “happy-go-lucky teenager” who attended Islington Arts and Media school fell from her fourth-storey bedroom window and died in a horrific accident, a coroner today ruled.

The faith leader who successfully overturned senior coroner Mary Hassell’s “cab-rank” system has criticised her new draft policy to consider every death in inner north London for possible fast-tracking.

The heartbreaking death of Jeroen Ensink could have been avoided if his killer’s mental health issues had been acted on two months earlier, jurors have concluded at an inquest.

A mental illness care team has been accused of “neglect” after a Finsbury mum was found dead in her flat.

A police officer who arrested Timchang Nandap two months before he stabbed Jeroen Ensink to death in Holloway has said he showed no signs of mental illness.

The mental state of Jeroen Ensink’s schizophrenic knife killer was not recorded in police custody paperwork, an inquest heard today.

The senior coroner for inner north London Mary Hassell is set to hold a public consultation into the new policy for how she should deal with deaths in the area, but has only given people a matter of days to send in written submissions.

A bookkeeper managed to steal the equivalent of £92,000 from her employers over two and a half years before they realised anything was amiss.

A 54-year-old woman was jailed for two months – for stealing biscuits.

A Caxton House Community Centre day out ended in tragedy when one of its members was killed on the way back from Brighton.

A two-year-old girl was killed after a pipe fell from a house in Offord Road, Barnsbury.

A Finsbury Park woman who faced a court hearing over rent owed to her landlord took her own life, an inquest heard.

A Hornsey Rise man died after accidentally swallowing a meat bone while he was enjoying a meal.

The widow of an academic stabbed to death outside his home has raised more than £25,000 in a crowdfunding campaign to get “justice for my family and husband”.

The inquest of Holloway academic Jeroen Ensink will focus on police and mental health authorities after he was stabbed to death by a psychotic man.

Islington North’s Conservative candidate for the next general election was announced.

A mental health trust “missed opportunities” to check whether a vulnerable woman had access to the gas she used to kill herself, a coroner has ruled.

A coroner has been asked to rule on whether Islington NHS services missed vital opportunities to save a vulnerable Archway woman’s life – and whether a disturbing assisted suicide DVD found in her flat broke the law. EMMA YOULE reports from St Pancras Coroner’s Court.

Firefighters called to a housing block three times could not have saved the alcoholic found dead in his soot-covered flat the next day, a coroner has ruled.

An eight-year-old boy died after climbing onto a “mechanical horse” tractor unit, driving it and then crashing it.

A hero doctor from the 7/7 response team died after discarding a cigarette in a plastic bag – causing a huge fire to rip through her Canonbury flat.

An elderly Barnsbury man collapsed and died while tackling a fire in his bedroom, an inquest heard today.

A man has warned of the dangers escalators pose to vulnerable people after his 88-year-old father died following a fall at the Whittington Hospital last Christmas Eve.

The father of Joseph Burke-Monerville – who was shot in the head by a masked and hooded gunman three years ago – has begged for help tracking his killer, as police offered a £30,000 reward for help solving the case.

Teenager Henry Hicks died as he was trying to get away from police who were pursuing him in unmarked cars, a jury has ruled.

The family of Islington teen Henry Hicks will not be allowed in court when the police officers involved in his death give evidence, it was announced today.

Jurors will begin hearing evidence today at the inquest into the death of Henry Hicks at St Pancras Coroner’s Court.

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