女子橄榄球运动员, 22, 与朋友在夜店喝醉酒后淹死在河里, 审讯听到
A female rugby player drowned in a river after a drunken night out clubbing with friends, 听到询问.
Brooke Morris, 22, was said to have been acting ‘out of character’ during a night of drinking in October 2019 in which she slapped a man in a nightclub for making comments about her eyebrows.
She was dropped off outside her family home following the night out, but never went inside, before she climbed over a gate leading toward the tributaries of the River Taff, 调查被告知.
An inquest heard a huge search was mounted for ‘party girl’ Brooke before her body was found five days later in the river.
Brooke Morris, 22, was said to have been acting ‘out of character’ during a night of drinking in October 2019 in which she slapped a man in a nightclub for making comments about her eyebrows
Brooke played rugby and was described by her father as a ‘party girl’ whose perfect job would have been in Ibiza
The hearing at Pontypridd Coroner’s Court was told Brooke had ‘a lot to live for’ and her parents had no concerns over her mental health before she went missing.
Toxicology tests showed she had drank a ‘significant amount of alcohol’ and was three times the drink-drive limit at the time of her death.
Friend Jemma Griffiths said the pair had gone to a nightclub in Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales when Brooke slapped a man for making comments about her eyebrows.
Jemma said: ‘She’s not the argumentative type, she’s not like that.
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‘I don’t think she meant to slap him. I think it was just a drunken reaction. I said to her, “You’re just acting silly”.’
Jemma said they decided to go home because Brooke was ‘acting out of character for her’.
The hearing was told Brooke was dropped outside her home in Trelewis at around 2.30am but never went inside and instead climbed over a gate towards the river.
An inquest heard a huge search was mounted for ‘party girl’ Brooke before her body was found five days later in the River Taff
A search was launched for Brooke and her body was found in the River Taff, Abercynon, five days later.
A post mortem examination found her medical cause of death was drowning.
在声明中, her father Gary said: ‘With Brooke, she was more of a party girl. Her perfect job would have been in Ibiza.’
Giving a narrative conclusion, coroner Rachel Knight said: ‘Likely due to the level of alcohol she had consumed, Brooke’s behaviour was out of character and she had slapped a man who had made a comment about her eyebrows.
‘She did not go back into her house but walked to its rear and climbed a gate leading to one of the tributaries of the River Taff.
‘Brooke’s intention in going to the bridge and entering the water could not be ascertained.’
She told Brooke’s family: ‘She had a lot to live for and her death really is a tragedy.’