Kayak tragedy: Inquest to open tomorrow

TYNE TRAGEDY ... searchers recover one of the kayaks used on the ill-fated river trip.

TYNE TRAGEDY ... searchers recover one of the kayaks used on the ill-fated river trip.

THE inquest into the deaths of three South Tyneside men who died in a kayaking tragedy is to open tomorrow, police have revealed.

The hearing on Darren Thorpe, his brother Mark and their cousin Gavin Bradley will be opened and adjourned at North Shields Coroner’s Office.

Darren, 41, of Madeira Terrace, Westoe, South Shields, Mark, 39, of Froude Avenue, Biddick Hall, and Gavin, 36, of Lulworth Avenue, Jarrow, died at the weekend during an outdoor venture on the Tyne between Hexham and Wylam.

 

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