Welwyn Garden City lad died of natural causes

AN inquest into the death of a 14-year-old boy from WGC has recorded a verdict of natural causes. Matthew Pearson from Poppyfields died suddenly on Boxing Day, despite being apparently fit and healthy. As previously reported in the Welwyn & Hatffield Times Matt's sister Rac

AN inquest into the death of a 14-year-old boy from WGC has recorded a verdict of natural causes.

Matthew Pearson from Poppyfields died suddenly on Boxing Day, despite being apparently fit and healthy.

As previously reported in the Welwyn & Hatfield Times Matt's sister Rachel called an ambulance while his mum Sherry tried to give him mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.

Matt, a Sir Frederic Osborn School pupuil, was pronounced dead at Lister Hospital.


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Coroner Edward Thomas, speaking at the inquest this morning (Thursday), said Matthew's death was tragic.

*More from the inquest will be in next week's Welwyn and Hatfield Times.

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