'No Further Action' Into Matthew Hobden's Death

Monday 23rd May 2016

eastbourne buzz news - Matthew Hobden

It’s been concluded that no further action is required into the death of an aspiring cricketer from Eastbourne.

Matthew Hobden, a former Eastbourne College boy, was making steady progress at Sussex Cricket and was widely expected to play for England.

His body was found at a country house in Forres, Scotland shortly after New Year.

A spokesperson for the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service said:

"The Procurator Fiscal received a report in connection with the death of a 22 year old on Saturday, 2nd January at an address near Forres, Morayshire.

"The investigation into the death, under the direction of Scottish Fatalities Investigation Unit (SFIU), has now concluded and the family have been made aware of the outcome of that investigation.

"After careful consideration of the facts and circumstances of the case, the Procurator Fiscal concluded that no further action is required."


Photo courtesy of Sussex Cricket

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