Sudden death of Newport dairy herdsman, 18, to be subject of inquest

An 18-year-old dairy herdsman's sudden death will be the subject of a inquest, a coroner has decided.

Kristjan Jacob Smith was found at Norbury Park after police were called.
Kristjan Jacob Smith was found at Norbury Park after police were called.

A coroner's court in Shrewsbury was told that the body of Kristjan Jacob Smith, of Newport, was found at the nearby Norbury Park after police were called.

Shropshire coroner John Ellery said despite efforts to save his life with CPR, he was pronounced deceased on the afternoon of September 17.

Mr Ellery was told that there were no suspicious circumstances.

He formally adjourned the inquest until January 5, 2023.

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