Coroner records verdict of suicide in McCann 'troll' inquest

The Coroner has recorded a verdict of suicide in the death of 63 year-old Brenda Leyland from Burton Overy in Leicestershire.

She was found dead in a hotel room, two days after being confronted on Sky News as an alleged poster of internet hate messages about the parents of Madeleine McCann.

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Police evidence at inquest into alleged internet troll death

A police sergeant has told the inquest into her death that Brenda Leyland had spent the last days of her life looking online about suicide methods.

Brenda Leyland was 63 and lived at Burton Overy in Leicestershire.

Her family are not at the inquest but several "supporters" are in the public gallery.

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