Royston amateur boxer tragically took his own life, inquest confirms

PUBLISHED: 14:26 18 September 2015 | UPDATED: 14:31 18 September 2015

Hatfield Coroner's Court

Hatfield Coroner's Court


An amateur boxer from Royston died by taking his own life earlier this year, a coroner confirmed on Thursday.

Josh Mednick, 25, had trained at Thomas A Becket Boxing Gym in Cambridge and died at his home in Phillips Avenue on Saturday, May 2.

People have since taken to Twitter to express their grievances. A week ago, Carys tweeted: “Every time I see/hear something that reminds me of you I just well up. Won’t ever get easy. Miss you bud @josh_mednick hope you’re resting easy.”


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