Evelyn Smith in a field of flowers
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Warwick girl's croup death 'preventable', coroner rules

A coroner has ruled the death of a seven-year-old girl from Warwick could have been prevented.

Evelyn Smith died in September last year from a viral and bacterial respiratory infection brought on by croup.

In the 36 hours before she collapsed at home, Evelyn had been taken by her parents to A&E at Warwick Hospital, the Priory Medical Centre and a GP surgery.

BBC Midlands Today's Joan Cummins spoke to Evelyn's parents, Trevor and Helen Smith.