Inquest opens into tragic death of 18-year-old Snaresbrook school pupil Aashi Sinha

PUBLISHED: 15:12 13 May 2013 | UPDATED: 07:25 14 May 2013

Aashi Sinha. Picture: Facebook

Aashi Sinha. Picture: Facebook


An inquest has been opened into the tragic death of Forest School pupil Aashi Sinha, who died suddenly last week aged just 18.

A spokesman at Walthamstow Coroners’ Court said Aashi died at Queen’s Hospital, in Romford, on Wednesday.

No cause of death will be formally announced until the inquest closes later this year.

Friends have set up a Facebook tribute page for Aashi, who has been described as intelligent and happy teenager.

At the request of her family, donations are also being taken for charity Cardiac Risk in the Young, which raises awareness of heart conditions that cause sudden death.

Following news of her death, many pupils from her school, in College Place, Snaresbrook, expressed their grief on Twitter.

@shanihenriques wrote:“RIP Aashi Sinha, it was truly a privilege to have known you. A beautiful person inside and out. Love you.”

@jothikaj13 wrote: “RIP Aashi, a beautiful and intelligent girl who would light up any room she walked into. So cruel that she’s been taken from us.”

If you would like to leave a tribute to Aashi, call 0208 477 3821 or email

Follow links to the tribute page and Just Giving site to the top right of this article.

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