An inquest into the demise of a girl who was discovered at her dwelling in Derbyshire has concluded that she handed away because of an unintended insulin overdose. The listening to being advised that she had previously overdosed on the medication whereas consuming alcohol.
Derby Coroners Court heard how Lisa Charlotte Staggs, 36, was found on the property on Holloway, within the village of Repton, on Saturday, August 28, 2021. Toxicology reviews taken following her demise confirmed that insulin ranges in her system, administered because of Miss Staggs being a diabetic, had been at a excessive stage.
In a press release learn out on the listening to, Miss Staggs’ father, Eric mentioned that he’d seen his daughter earlier that morning and described her as being in “good spirits”. Mr Staggs attended the listening to in particular person and added: “She was filled with beans, laughing, joking, she mentioned she was coming round the home for dinner.”
Mr Staggs confirmed that they did not have any issues about his daughter after seeing her. Mrs Staggs, Lisa’s mom was additionally current on the inquest and he or she broke down in tears throughout the listening to.
In his assertion, Mr Staggs added that his daughter had skilled issues with alcohol throughout her life however added that he would not describe her as an alcoholic.
Assistant Coroner for Derby and Derbyshire, Miss Louise Pinder mentioned: “There appears to be right here some proof that, from time to time, consumed an excessive amount of alcohol and in that context additionally took an excessive amount of insulin. However what her intent was on these events is not clear.”
The courtroom additionally heard from PC Ashley Brown, from Derbyshire police, who confirmed that he was the primary officer on the scene. He mentioned that when he arrived on the scene: “I spoke to the ambulance service, I used to be knowledgeable that they’d discovered two empty insulin pens and I requested if that was sufficient to overdose on and I used to be advised by a paramedic that that is loads to overdose on.”
PC Brown added that he had spoken to Mr Staggs on the property: “I used to be knowledgeable that they hadn’t heard from Lisa that morning and there was some concern. Eric had gone to the tackle and the again door wasn’t vast open because it normally could be to permit the canine to go out and in.
“He then used his key to open the door and located that it was being held by the chain which he then compelled. He then positioned Lisa within the bed room.” PC Brown confirmed that there was no signal of a disturbance or any suspicious circumstances surrounding Miss Staggs’ demise.
He added that Lisa had been discovered: “with headphones round her, a telephone obtain from her gadget recommended that she’d been listening to music on the night previous to her demise. There was no suggestion that she’d made any try to hurt herself deliberately and there was nothing from her telephone obtain or from the tackle that might counsel that it was intentional.
PC Brown additionally added that there have been occasions written down within the calendar that might point out she was wanting ahead to future occasions. He additionally mentioned there was nothing to counsel that she’d been drunk on the time.
Concluding the listening to, Miss Pinder mentioned that she believed Miss Staggs, who got here from Essex and moved to Derbyshire to comply with her father, had gone to sleep and never woken up once more. “I do not suppose she would’ve identified what was taking place and I do not suppose it could’ve been traumatic for her in any respect.”
Miss Pinder dominated that Miss Staggs died because of an unintended insulin overdose.