Marathon Runner Inquest

The inquest is due to open today into the death of a Leicestershire woman who died while running the London Marathon.

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Full report: enhancement drugs contributed to Claire Squires's death

A coroner's court has today heard how a performance-enhancing drug did contribute to the death of a woman from Leicestershire, who collapsed close to the finish of the London marathon.

The family of Claire Squires, who was 30, say her loss has created a gaping hole in their lives.

The harmful drug was contained in a supplement called Jack3D which she added to her water bottle. It was legal at the time and widely available. The court heard Claire was completely unaware of its risks

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