A Dunmow woman whose body was found in a field in Felsted has been identified

PUBLISHED: 14:58 30 August 2018 | UPDATED: 09:04 31 August 2018

The inquest took place in Chelmsford, where Essex County Council is based. Picture: LUCY TAYLOR

The inquest took place in Chelmsford, where Essex County Council is based. Picture: LUCY TAYLOR


Tina O’Dette Wardley, 51, was found unresponsive on June 25 in a field near her home, an inquest hearing was told on Tuesday (August 28).

The hearing took place at Essex County Council offices in Chelmsford.

The police are not treating her death as suspicious.

Paramedics arrived at the field, near Chelmsford Road, and Ms O’Dette Wardley was declared dead at the scene.

In a report read at the hearing, pathologist Dr Shashi Gopinath gave the cause of death as combined drugs misuse and diabetes mellitus.

The coroner, Eleanor McGann, adjourned the inquest until November 21, when a full hearing is expected to take place.


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