Shropshire Star

Inquest adjourned over man found dead in Shifnal churchyard

An inquest has been formally opened and adjourned after a man's body was found in a Shropshire churchyard.

St Andrew's Church yard in Shifnal. Photo: Google

Simon Lee Morris, aged 46, was found dead at St Andrew's churchyard in his home town of Shifnal on October 31, a coroner heard.

Wolverhampton-born Mr Morris was identified by his driving licence, the hearing at Shirehall, Shrewsbury, heard on Tuesday.

Senior Shropshire coroner John Ellery was told that there were no suspicious circumstances about the death and he adjourned the full inquest to be held on February 9, 2023.

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