Amy Winehouse Death Inquiry to Be Reheard

The coroner who handled the inquest of the singer's death was not qualified, according to reports.

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More than a year after the death of singer Amy Winehouse, an inquest has to be heard again next month because the original coroner lacked the proper qualifications, according to the Associated Press.

Assistant deputy coroner Suzanne Greenaway, who handled the inquest, resigned in November 2011 after her qualifications were questioned.

Camden Council said a new hearing has been scheduled on Jan. 8. "The inquest into the death of Amy Winehouse had not technically been heard," it said in a statement.

Winehouse was found dead in her London home in July 2011 at age 27. In an inquest in October 2011, Greenaway ruled that the "Back to Black" singer had died of accidental alcohol poisoning. 

Read more at the Washington Post.

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