The probable cause of death of four teenagers from North Wales whose bodies were found in a car on November 21 was drowning, said coroner Kate Robertson. The investigation is ongoing.
The cause of death of Jevon Hirst, Harvey Owen, Wilf Henderson and Hugo Morris was most likely drowning, the North West Coroner said at a press conference on Wednesday. Wales Kate Robertson, quoted by The Guardian. She added that the teenagers’ bodies were formally identified by relatives.
On Saturday, November 18, Hirst, Owen, Henderson and Morris went camping together in the Eryri National Park in North Wales. The teenagers were between 16 and 18 years old. They were supposed to return home on Sunday morning. When this did not happen, a search was initiated. “They were last seen on Sunday morning in a silver Ford Fiesta with the registration number HY14 GVO,” the police said in an appeal issued after receiving the missing person’s report.
Four teenagers die in Wales. The investigation continues
Bodies of the four missing people found inside the vehicle on Tuesday, November 21. According to the police, the car left the road and fell into a ditch filled with water. When found, the vehicle was overturned and partially submerged in water, reports the BBC.
The investigation into the case is still ongoing. The police are appealing to drivers who may have been driving through the area at the time of the accident to provide footage from their car cameras. The recordings are intended to help determine how the car with the teenagers went off the road. As part of the investigation, a full forensic examination of the vehicle is also to be carried out, said local police superintendent Simon Barrasford, quoted by The Guardian.
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