Jeremy Kyle ‘might have caused or contributed’ to the death of a person who died from a morphine overdose after taking a lie detector take a look at on the presenter’s now axed ITV show, a coroner has acknowledged.
Steve Dymond, 63, was discovered expired at his residence on May 9, 2019, days after he took a lie detector take a look at on the Jeremy Kyle Show.
Hampshire coroner Jason Pegg has right now made Mr Kyle an “focused on particular person” for the inquest set to be held, stating that the presenter “might have caused or contributed” to his death, throughout a pre-inquest overview in Winchester, PA reviews.
Mr Dymond appeared on a cancelled episode of the Jeremy Kyle show, wherein he took the lie detector take a look at in response to allegations he had been dishonest on his then fiancee.
Empty morphine packets had been discovered subsequent to former development employee Mr Dymond’s physique in his Portsmouth residence, a earlier inquest listening to heard.
Mr Pegg informed a earlier listening to that Mr Dymond’s death was caused by a morphine overdose and a coronary heart downside.
Detective Sergeant Marcus Mills, of Hampshire Police, informed an earlier listening to that the death was a suspected suicide.
The Jeremy Kyle show was cancelled after 17 collection on ITV following Mr Dymond’s death.