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Deaths by accidental overdoses

Police investigating the deaths of a couple found dead in a bedroom in Frankley believe they died of accidental overdoses. They were discovered in February by their 9-year-old daughter.

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Police believe couple died from accidental overdoses

The bodies of the couple were found by their 9-year-old daughter in February

Police investigating the deaths of a couple found dead in a bedroom in Frankley, near Birmingham believe they died of accidental overdoses.

Suzanne Van Hagen aged 34 and John Worton aged 37 were found dead by their 9-year-old daughter on 8th February.

Initial post mortem examinations were inconclusive but further toxicology reports have shown that they both died of what is believed to be an accidental overdose of Class A amphetamine.

The case will now be passed to the coroner.

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