Inquest held into death of much-loved Chesterfield man who died in Portugal

A pre-inquest review has been held into the death of a much-loved Chesterfield man who died while on holiday in Portugal.

Thursday, 12th April 2018, 2:15 pm
Updated Thursday, 12th April 2018, 2:21 pm
The inquest was held today.

David Stuart Robinson, 57, of Old Road, Chesterfield, died on September 8 2014 after suffering a heart attack.

A post-mortem examination found he died as a result of a coronary artery dissection.

The inquest at Chesterfield Coroners’ Court on Thursday heard there are a number of ‘factual disputes’ surrounding the circumstances of Mr Robinson’s death.

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The inquest had been initially opened last year but was adjourned in an attempt to gather more documents from a hospital in Faro. However, assistant coroner for Derbyshire, Kathryn Hayes, said this had proved ‘fruitless’.

The inquest will resume later this year and last two days.