INQUESTS of 11 people who died in the county will be heard in court this week.

An inquest is held to establish who the person was, how, when and where they came to their deaths.

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Tomorrow, from 10am, the coroner will conclude the investigations into the deaths of:

  • Paul Fletcher, 64, from Witney, who died on June 1.
  • Josephus McFarlane, 96, from Oxford, who died on June 9
  • Larry Buckland, 56, from Southam, who died on June 9
  • Donna Smith, 39, from Bampton, who died on June 23

From 1.30pm, the coroner will also open the inquests into the deaths of:

  • Codrin Tatarasanu, 26, from Banbury, who died on October 9
  • David Riddell, 48, from Abingdon, who died on October 14

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The death of David Crane, an 83-year-old from Wantage who died on October 16 at the John Radcliffe Hospital, will also be opened and closed.

On Thursday (October 29), the coroner will close the inquests of:

  • Keith Rogers, 77, from Abingdon, who died on October 31, 2019
  • Luke Neeson, 25, from Brize Norton, who died on December 27, 2019
  • Neil Henderson, 53, from Wantage, who died on May 1
  • Lisa Thompson, 49, from Bicester, who died on March 14