Coroner to be updated on issues relating to murdered midwife Samantha’s death

Midwife Samantha Eastwood.

A pre-inquest hearing into the death of murdered midwife Samantha Eastwood, whose body was discovered on land at Dilhorne, in the Staffordshire Moorlands, following a massive police search, is being held at the North Staffordshire Coroner’s Court in Hartshill, today (Sept 25).
Samantha was smothered to death by her lover, Michael Stirling, at her home in Greenside Avenue, Baddeley Green, in July last year.
Landscape gardener Stirling, 28, was sentenced to life imprisoment for murder.
A full hearing into the circumstances surrounding Samantha’s death will be held at a later date.