Inquest into death of 'beautiful and joyful' Carl Buxton to start today

An inquest into the death of a much-loved young man from Buxton is due to get underway this morning.

Wednesday, 6th September 2017, 9:21 am
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 1:04 pm
The late Carl Buxton. Picture submitted by family.

Popular Carl Buxton, 19, sadly passed away on Bakewell Road in the town during the early hours of April 19 last year.

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After he died, Mr Buxton's family paid an emotional tribute to him, describing him as 'beautiful and joyful'.

The inquest at Chesterfield coroners' court is expected to last for three days.

• Inquests must be held in public in accordance with the principle of open justice. Members of the public and journalists have the right to attend inquests. Journalists are entitled to report on what is said during an inquest.