Wednesday, April 07, 2021

Lee Collins Inquest

The inquest into the death of Lee Collins, the former Hereford United player, took place earlier today.

Collins, who was captain of Yeovil Town, was found dead in a hotel room near Yeovil on March 31st.

A report from Ben Batley of the Coroner's office said that Lee was a professional footballer with Yeovil Town Football Club.

"It was identified that when Lee did not attend for training on March 31 enquiries were made at the hotel where he was staying, and he was found in his room hanging.

"Also admitted into evidence was an interim post-mortem report from Dr Adams, pathologist at Yeovil District Hospital, confirming cause of death as 1a hanging - subject to blood analysis.

"The coroner resolved that it will be necessary for further statements and reports to be obtained in respect of the circumstances of Lee's death and the inquest was adjourned to an internal case management review on or before July 7 2021."