Inquest Openings

Here are the details of Opening Inquests which will be held by the South Wales Central Area Coroner.  Please note that this list will be updated daily by 4pm.  All inquests will be opened between 9am and 12pm.  This time may change from time to time.

Remote Attendance

Press applications must be made in writing to no later than 4pm the day before the hearing and must include the name, Company Name, telephone number and email address of the person wishing to attend.

Inquest Openings
 Name Age of DeceasedDate of Death Place of Death Date & Time of Opening Location of Opening Coroner Sitting
David John Warren 90 04/02/2024 Pontycymer21/02/2024-09:30Pontypridd Coroner's CourtGraeme Hughes
 William John Gregory  93 13/02/2024 Cardiff21/02/2024-09:30Pontypridd Coroner's CourtGraeme Hughes
 Alan Bessell 74 04/02/2024 Bridgend21/02/2024-09:30Pontypridd Coroner's CourtGraeme Hughes