Georgina Wolfe represented the police in Inquest into the death of Richard Need in which police staff were ‘cleared of lying’

Georgina Wolfe appeared for West Mercia Police in the inquest into the death of Richard Need who fell from a bridge and died in July 2012. Mr Need had attended Redditch Police Station front counter along with his wife and son shortly before his death and there was a significant dispute as to what had taken place.


The coroner for Worcestershire dismissed the allegations that the police were asked for medical help for Mr Need and found that in the circumstances the police staff and officers had acted appropriately. He returned an open verdict.


Georgina regularly appears in inquests for the police and other state agencies.