North East Wales

Wrexham DJ Elly Roberts died from hanging, inquest told

Wrexham DJ Elly Roberts (picture courtesy of leaderlive.co.uk)
Image caption "Elly" Roberts contributed to a variety of radio programmes

An inquest into the death of a well-known Wrexham DJ has heard the provisional cause of death was hanging.

Robert Elwyn Roberts, 56 - known as Elly - was found by police at his home in the town on Tuesday.

The retired teacher worked part time as a newspaper music journalist and contributed to programmes on BBC Radio Wales and Radio Cymru, as well as community station Calon FM.

North East Wales deputy coroner John Gittins opened and adjourned the case.

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