Girl’s diet pill death ‘was suicide’

Image copyright Family Handout Image caption Ms Shipsey had taken 14 overdoses previously, her inquest heard

A woman who overdosed on diet pills are aiming to take her working life, a coroner has ruled.

Beth Shipsey, 21, of Worcester, succumbed after taking the pills containing the substance DNP in February 2017.

Coroner Geraint Williams gave a narrative conclusion but said there were “significant failings” in care delivered by Worcestershire Royal Hospital.

The hospital trust said it was “sorry for the shortcomings” in its care.

Midlands Live: Service for Busby Babe Duncan Edwards; Car driver killed on M6 Image caption The pills taken by Ms Shipsey have “no known antidote”

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