Inquest opened into death of 17-year-old at Launcelot Close

First published in News

AN INQUEST has been opened and adjourned today into the death of 17-year-old Andover youth B F G Howlett who was born on 12 March 1995.

Deputy coroner Simon Burge has identified hanging as the possible cause of death.

Police have issued a statement about the circumstances.

It said: “Police were called at 10.50pm on Wednesday, November 7 following the discovery of a 17-year-old boy from Andover who had died within a house in Launcelot Close, Andover.

“This death is not being treated as suspicious. His next of kin and the coroner have been informed.”

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