Professor Killed Herself With a Lethal Morphine Dose: Jennifer Leeming Biography, Wiki, Age, Family, Net Worth, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Fast Facts You Need to Know

Jennifer Leeming Biography

Jennifer Leeming Biography

Professor Jennifer Leeming was found dead by her husband Michael Turner at their home in Alderley Edge, Cheshire in January – just five months before she was due to retire.

Jennifer Leeming Age

She was 69 years old.

Jennifer Leeming Children

She has one Child but no other info is available may b updated soon.

Jennifer Leeming Education, Career

She also lectured at Bolton University’s School of Law and served as a non-executive director of East Cheshire NHS Trust.

Jennifer Leeming Death, Suicide

In the days before her death, it was said Professor Leeming told a fellow coroner ‘I just don’t have the fight in me’. The circumstances of the complaints made against her are unknown as they were never published.

Tests showed the coroner had toxic levels of morphine in her system when she died, and it is believed she used knowledge learned at inquests about the substance to take her own life.

She had also previously joked about a vial of morphine she secretly kept at home to take in case she was struck down by a terminal illness, the inquest heard.

Jennifer Leeming Becomes Coroner

Professor Leeming became a coroner in 2001 and had presided over hundreds of hearings throughout her 18-year career.

Jennifer Leeming Husband Mr. Turner Statements

Mr Turner said his wife ‘didn’t indicate’ she was planning to ‘harm herself or take her own life’ ahead of her death.

‘She didn’t mention anything about morphine and I was absolutely not aware she had any morphine’, he said.

Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Professor Jennifer Leeming, 69, was found dead by her husband on January 3
  • Tests showed she had ingested a lethal dose of morphine before going to sleep
  • Lawyer was worried her reputation would be ruined by colleague, inquest heard
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