Coroner expresses condolences to family of Derbyshire teenager who died

A coroner has expressed her condolences to the family of a Derbyshire teenager who tragically died.

Rhiannon Smith, 18, of Storthfield Way, South Normanton, passed away at Bright Street, South Normanton, on May 18.

Chesterfield coroners' court.

Chesterfield coroners' court.

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Her inquest was opened at Chesterfield coroners' court on Tuesday.

Coroner Emma Serrano told the court: "Her cause of death was toxic fatal morphine consumption with cocaine consumption, and depression.

"I extend my condolences to her family."

Ms Serrano said a full inquest examining the circumstances surrounding the teenager's death would take place at the court on December 16.

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