Former Wolves and Shrewsbury footballer Lee Collins was found dead in his hotel room, according to an investigation

Mr.Collins, who was born in Telford and started his career with Wolves, was born on Jan. Discovered March at the Lanes Hotel in West Coker near Yeovil

An investigation into the death of the 32-year-old was opened and adjourned by Tony Williams, the chief medical examiner for Somerset, during a hearing in Taunton

In a statement read in court, Coroner Ben Batley said that Mr. March was confirmed dead at the hotel

“It was determined that when Lee was born on Jan. March failed to attend training, inquiries were made at the hotel he was staying at, and he was found in his room

“An interim report by Dr Adams, pathologist at Yeovil District Hospital, who confirmed the cause of death as 1a hanging – subject to a blood analysis

“The coroner has decided that further clarifications and reports must be obtained regarding the circumstances of Lee’s death, and the investigation was opened on or before Jan. July 2021 postponed to an internal case management review ”


The defender began his career with Wolves, playing eight games on loan for Shrewsbury in 2012. Both clubs made statements expressing their thoughts and condolences to Mr. Collins’s family and friends after his death

He moved from Forest Green to Vanarama National League Club Yeovil Town in 2019 and played 35 league games for Somerset Club, eight of them this season

Mansfield owner John Radford worked with Mr. Collins between 2015 and 2017, describing him as a “fighting brave heart” on the field and a “gentleman” off the field

Between July 2008, when he was originally loaned from Wolves, and June 2012, he played 163 games for Port Vale

Former Valiants teammate Tom Pope said, “Lee was a tough, fit and excellent footballer. The Enforcer for us, really The Promoter

“He was the heartbeat of our locker room, I’m absolutely devastated and my heart goes out to Lee’s family, friends and teammates at this point,” he said of Vales website

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Source: https://www.expressandstar.com/news/2021/04/07/ex-wolves-and-shrewsbury-town-player-lee-collins-was-found-dead-in-hotel-room-inquest-told/