Inquest date set into death of Emma Newton

THE inquest into the death of sixth-former Emma Newton, who was crushed in her car by a falling tree in May, has been set for Wednesday November 9 in Hexham.

THE inquest into the death of sixth-former Emma Newton, who was crushed in her car by a falling tree in May, has been set for Wednesday November 9 in Hexham.

Emma, 18, of Lowgate, near Hexham, a pupil at Queen Elizabeth High School, was killed on May 23 at Corchester Lane, Corbridge, when gales blew down a tree onto her Renault Clio.

A fund in her name and memory set up to aid youngsters like her making their way in the performing arts has since raised more than £50,000.

CRIME

Lead stolen

THIRTY metres of lead was stolen from the roof of a building under construction in Bridge Street, Blyth, on Tuesday night

Police are seeking information from the public on 03456 043043 ext 69191.

 
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