Inquest opened

AN inquest has been opened into the death of a 63-year-old woman who died on a cruise ship.

June Veronica Wilkinson, from Hutton Crescent, Hutton Henry, near Hartlepool, was found dead in a cabin on June 26 when the ship was in Port Koper, Slovenia.

An inquest into Mrs Wilkinson’s death was opened at Crook Coroner’s Office, in County Durham, yesterday and was adjourned to a future date.