Leicester

Leicester mental health patient inquest adjourned

An inquest into the death of a mental health patient in Leicester has been halted.

Michael Coltman, 48, was found hanged in the Bradgate Mental Health Unit at Glenfield Hospital in January.

The hearing opened at Leicester Town Hall on Wednesday, but Coroner Catherine Mason adjourned it following witness evidence.

Leicestershire Police have said they are reviewing evidence in the case. The inquest will reopen on 17 July.

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