AN INQUEST into the death of a Barrow woman is due to take place next week.

Barbara Eason died at the age of 78 in Barrow on August 29, 2019.

The hearing is due to take place on Tuesday October 20 at noon at The Coroner’s Court in Cockermouth.

It is estimated to take an hour for the inquest to come to a conclusion.

Coroner Kirsty Gomersal will oversee the proceedings.

The purpose of the inquest is to find out who the deceased person was and how, when and where they died.