Wales

Inquest date for ex-Stereophonics drummer Stuart Cable

  • 5 October 2010
  • From the section Wales
Stuart Cable
Image caption Stuart Cable was found dead at his home in the Cynon Valley in June

The date has been set for the inquest of Stuart Cable, the former Stereophonics drummer who died suddenly in June.

The hearing will take place at Aberdare Coroner's Court at 1200 BST on Tuesday, 19 October.

The 40-year-old was found dead at his home in Llwydcoed, Aberdare, on 7 June.

His funeral led to thousands of people lining the streets and applauding as his coffin was taken to the church in a horse-drawn carriage.

Since his death, his partner Rachel Jones, 33, has been helping promote Killing for Company, the band he was in at the time of his death.

Killing for Company recently released ther download-only single Former Mining Town in his memory.

He formed Stereophonics in the south Wales valleys village of Cwmaman in 1992 with friends Kelly Jones and Richard Jones.

The band have had a string of hit singles and albums before and after his departure in 2003.

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