Inquest held into death of Chorley MP Lindsay Hoyle's daughter
An inquest into the death of the daughter of Chorley MP and Commons Deputy Speaker Lindsay Hoyle will be heard today.
Natalie Lewis-Hoyle, 28, died at her home in Heybridge, Essex, on December 15 last year.
Essex Coroner Caroline Beasley-Murray gave brief details about the circumstances of Ms Lewis-Hoyle's death at an earlier hearing, in which the inquest was opened and adjourned.
She said that Miss Lewis-Hoyle was found hanging in a bedroom by her mother, Miriam Lewis, who is a Maldon district councillor for the Conservative Party.
An ambulance was called and Miss Lewis-Hoyle's death was confirmed.
A post-mortem examination gave the medical cause of death as compression of the neck consistent with hanging.
Miss Lewis-Hoyle's father, who is a Labour MP for Chorley in Lancashire, said that he was "truly devastated" by the death of his daughter.
The inquest into the death of Miss Lewis-Hoyle is listed to be heard in Chelmsford on Thursday.