Inquest Reveals Brother Had His Sister’s Throat Crushed While Holidaying in a Park

It’s dark times for the Selby family of Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester in the UK. 15-year-old school girl, Amanda Selby who died while on holiday with her family at a caravan park had her throat crushed, says an inquest that was heard today August 9.

Amanda’s brother, Matthew Selby has been charged with his sister’s murder. Matthew appeared at Mold Crown Court on Wednesday, August 4, according to North Wales Live reports. The father of the bereaved, Anthony Selby, identified his daughter’s body on the day of the incident, the inquest at Ruthin County Hall heard today.

It is believed the teenager died from asphyxia after her throat was crushed and her external airways blocked, following a provisional death assessment by Dr Bryan Rodgers in the post mortem.

Amanda and Her Brother Matthew Selby

In a memorial statement, Amanda’s family said she was “a loving daughter and grand-daughter” who was “caring, thoughtful, and liked to help others”.

She was “very much loved” and will be “very sadly missed”, the statement added.

Amanda’s high school, Droylsden Academy, also paid their respects to the 15-year-old, North Wales Live reports.

In a memorial statement, Amanda’s family said she was “a loving daughter and grand-daughter” who was “caring, thoughtful, and liked to help others”.

She was “very much loved” and will be “very sadly missed”, the statement added.

Amanda’s high school, Droylsden Academy, also paid their respects to the 15-year-old, North Wales Live reports.

Mathew Has Been Charged With The Murder of 15-Year-Old Amanda

“Clearly, many members of our school community will be affected by this loss and we will be offering support to those who need it in the weeks and months ahead.

“We will also plan a tribute when the time is right so that we can remember all that Amanda brought to our school.

The inquest was adjourned to a date yet to be fixed pending further investigation.

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