Cardiff Half Marathon runners died of 'natural causes'

Two men who died after collapsing at the end of the Cardiff Half Marathon last year died from natural causes, a coroner's investigation has found.

Two men who died after collapsing at the end of the Cardiff Half Marathon last year died from natural causes, a coroner's investigation has found.

Ben McDonald, 25, from Cardiff, and Dean Fletcher, 32, from Exeter, went into cardiac arrest after crossing the finishing line within three minutes of each other in October 2018.

They both died at the city's University Hospital of Wales.

No inquest will take place, the coroner's office said.

Mr McDonald worked at Cardiff...
source: BBC

2019-02-22 16:53
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