Published 12th April 2024

Inquest into death of Molly-Star Kirk at Farndon Unit due to start on 15 April

Molly-Star Kirk died on 29 May 2022, aged 20, after having been found unresponsive in her room at the Farndon Unit, where she had been an inpatient detained under the Mental Health Act since October 2021. The Farndon Unit is operated by Elysium Healthcare.

The inquest, opening on 15 April 2024 and listed for 10 days, will focus on the care provided to Molly-Star, the conduct of observations, and the emergency response. Molly-Star’s family is represented by Amy Ooi and Charlotte Haworth Hird at Bhatt Murphy instructing Stephen Clark at Garden Court Chambers.

See press release here.

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