Inquest for 'cyberbullied' girl, 14

An inquest will be held today into the death of a 14-year-old schoolgirl whose father claimed she was being targeted by cyberbullies.

Hannah Smith's dad David Smith and sister Jo at their home in Lutterworth, Leicestershire
Hannah Smith's dad David Smith and sister Jo at their home in Lutterworth, Leicestershire

Hannah Smith, from Lutterworth, Leicestershire, was found hanged in her bedroom on August 2 last year.

In the wake of Hannah's death, her father, David Smith, called for a change in the law to protect vulnerable youngsters from online abuse.

A full inquest into the death will take place at Leicester Town Hall today.