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‘Vulnerable’ Croydon girl, 17, had history of going missing and ‘concerns were raised’ before death


A “susceptible” teenager had a history of going missing and “issues were raised” with psychological well being providers previous to her death.

Jasmine Dunnett, 17, was discovered lifeless in Croydon on March 5 final yr.

The teenager had a history of psychological well being points and was reported missing on a number of events, together with when she was as younger as 12 round 200 miles from her Croydon house in Oldham, close to Manchester.

Jasmine acquired therapy and underwent assessments from scientific employees throughout the South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust.

She was recognized as having acute psychosis, a psychological state the place appreciation of actuality is impaired, which was triggered by substance misuse. She had been “unwell” within the months previous to her death.

A pre-inquest overview (PIR) was held into her death at South London Coroner’s Court on Wednesday (April 21).

South London Coroner’s Court in Davis House, Croydon

Assistant Coroner Catherine Wood set out that the “vast investigation” will look into the care Jasmine acquired throughout the belief from December 2019 as much as her death.

The belief advised the court docket that, regardless of being recognized as “a susceptible younger girl”, there had deemed to be “no actual and rapid danger” to Jasmine’s life.

However, Assistant Coroner Wood recognized statements on the contrary.

Reports detailed how one clinician mentioned they “relayed issues about Jasmine and her presentation”.

The assertion added that, if Jasmine was to depart care, she would “make an try on her life or self hurt”.

Her mom, who was in attendance on the listening to, broke down in tears as she advised the court docket her final contact together with her daughter got here on the identical day she was discovered lifeless.

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The PIR additionally heard that Jasmine had been seen by paramedics on the day before her death and, on one other event, she had referred to as 999 herself.

A second PIR has been earmarked for a date to be confirmed. At this listening to, it’s hoped a provisional date for an inquest may be set.

If you knew and want to pay tribute to Jasmine as half of an article in her reminiscence, contact [email protected]