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Hanley Stoke Coroners Court

A 43-year-old woman was found dead in her Hanley flat after overdosing on a cocktail of drugs and alcohol, an inquest heard.

Joanne Emma Bennett had a long history of drink and drug abuse spanning back years before she overdosed on August 6 2016, Senior Coroner Ian Smith told North Staffordshire Coroner’s Court.


A Stoke-on-Trent heroin dealer who was caught with the drug three times in six months, has been jailed for five and half years.

David John Reece, 58, who pleaded guilty to intent to supply class A drugs this year, claimed he was dealing just his friends, Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court was told.

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