Inquest into death of Raynes Park student found on fire in New Malden to be held

The scene of the incident in New Malden

The scene of the incident in New Malden

First published in News Surrey Comet: Photograph of the Author by , Chief reporter - Wimbledon

The inquest into the death of promising PE student Rachel Osei who was found in the street in flames will be held on Thursday.

Miss Osei, 18, a mother, died of her injuries after firefighters and police were called to a level crossing near the Tesco store in New Malden in December last year.

Miss Osei, of Linkway, Raynes Park, was pronounced dead at the scene on Sunday, December 29.

The inquest is listed under the name Rachel Ama Oye-Osei.

A coroner at Westminster Coroner’s Court will determine the identity of the victim, how and where they died and record the official cause of death at the hearing.

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