AN inquest into the death of TOWIE star Mick Norcross reported the 57-year-old was found hanged in the basement of his Essex home.
The inquest, held virtually by Essex Coroner’s Court, heard Mick was found in the basement of his home. It also emerged a post-mortem on 26 January at Basildon hospital, gave Mick’s provisional cause of death as “suspension by ligature”.
Michelle Brown, assistant coroner for Essex, said: “We are still waiting for the toxicology and the post-mortem report.
“Also, I understand that mobile phone downloads and iPads are being looked into by the police.
“We also have a very detailed letter from a family member.”
The inquest was adjourned to July 22.
The grandfather was found dead at his home in Bulphan, Essex on January 21 this year at the age of 57.
At the time, a spokesperson said the death was not being treated as suspicious.
He said: “Sadly, a man inside was pronounced dead. His death is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”
On the morning of his death, Mick told his 510,500 Twitter followers: “At the end remind yourself that you did the best you could. And that is good enough.”
Fellow TOWIE stars flooded social media with messages of support, with James ‘Arg’ Argent saying, “true gentleman and a very kind man, RIP Mick. Many amazing memories, so sad! My thoughts are with the family.”
Gemma Collins added: “ALWAYS A GENTLEMAN. absolutely shocked and saddened by the news. my thoughts and prayers are going out to Kirk family and friends absolutely tragic.”
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