Inquest into death of abused woman

Frances Andrade was found dead a week after she testified against a teacher at Chethams School of music.

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Violinist death inquest adjourned

Frances Andrade

The inquest into the death of a concert violinist a week after she gave evidence at the sex abuse trial of her former Manchester music teacher has been adjourned for Surrey coroner Richard Travers to consider his conclusion.

Frances Andrade died from an overdose at her home in Guildford on 24 January 2013, after testifying about abuse she suffered as a teenager at the hands of ex-Chetham's School of Music choirmaster Michael Brewer.

The 48-year-old mother-of-four, did not live to see her abuser jailed for six years for five counts of indecent assault two months later.

The inquest at Woking Coroner's Court was adjourned to Friday, July 25.

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