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Coroner Confirms Emiliano Sala Died From Injuries to Head & Torso in Tragic Plane Crash
90min
Mon, 11 Feb 2019 15:41

Coroner Confirms Emiliano Sala Died From Injuries to Head & Torso in Tragic Plane Crash

90min
Mon, 11 Feb 2019 15:41

As more information comes out relating to the death of Cardiff City player Emiliano Sala, coroners have confirmed the cause of death on Monday as injuries to the head and torso.

Coroner Confirms Emiliano Sala Died From Injuries to Head & Torso in Tragic Plane Crash

The clubs record signing went missing on a flight over the English Channel in late January, and after a private search effort located the wreckage, a body was recovered and identified as that of the 28-year-old on Thursday. 
More information over the cause of the crash is expected in the weeks to come, but after a post-mortem examination, Dorset Coroners Court have been able to identify the cause of death as injuries to the head and trunk. 
The news comes via ​Sky, who also indicate that an inquest into the incident is underway.
The opening inquest at Dorset Coroners Court has heard a post-mortem examination found Cardiff City footballer Emiliano Sala died from "head and trunk injuries"

— Sky News Breaking (@SkyNewsBreak) February 11, 2019
Since his disappearance and subsequent confirmation of his death, ​tributes to the Argentine player and pilot David Ibbotson have poured in from the world of football and beyond. 
Moments of applause were impeccably observed in France and England, with everyone from ​DC Uniteds Wayne Rooney to Manchester Citys Sergio Aguero publicly paying their respects.