Inquest opens on death of Hitchin man found hanging in woods

AN inquest has been opened and adjourned into the death of a Hitchin man found hanging in woodland near the town centre. Police said today that the body of John Henchley, 41, a driver from Bucklersbury, was discovered by a member of the public at 6.51am o

AN inquest has been opened and adjourned into the death of a Hitchin man found hanging in woodland near the town centre.

Police said today that the body of John Henchley, 41, a driver from Bucklersbury, was discovered by a member of the public at 6.51am on Sunday in woods by Windmill Hill.

The inquest was opened on Wednesday when the cause of death was given as asphyxia and suspension. A full inquest will be held at a later date.


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