Eleanor De Freitas
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Eleanor de Freitas suicide inquest adjourned

An inquest into the death of a woman, who killed herself days before she was due to stand trial accused of making a false rape claim, has been adjourned.

The director of public prosecutions said she had asked for a "full explanation" about why the decision was taken to prosecute Eleanor de Freitas - who had bipolar disorder.

De Freitas, 23, took her own life in April, after leaving notes saying she was scared of the upcoming court case.

Sarah Campbell reports.

  • 07 Nov 2014
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