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Who was Richard Finn?(Star of Channel 4 documentary Skint who was sleeping rough was found dead in shed aged 45 after taking drugs, inquest hears) Wiki, Bio, Age, Instagram, Twitter & Quick Facts

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Who was  Richard Finn?

Richard Finn, known as ‘Little Richard’ or ‘Finny’, died in a local resident’s shed on Marlborough Close in the East Marsh of Grimsby, north-east Lincolnshire in September 2020.

The 45-year-old reportedly did not have a fixed address at the time and was thought to be sleeping rough in the shed.

On Wednesday, Marianne Johnson, Coroner’s Assistant for North East Lincolnshire, opened an inquest at Cleethorpes Town Hall, with a full inquest due to take place at a later date.

Causes of Death

An initial post-mortem examination revealed that a combination of drugs caused Mr. Finn’s death. More toxicological analyzes of the drugs will be revealed at the next hearing.

Mr. Finn presented the Channel Four series Skint in Grimsby and became one of the popular stars of the series, highlighting the plight of some poor people in Grimsby.

He had many friends and was often seen chatting in the streets with the many people who knew him.

Mr. Finn has been described as funny, polite, and unforgettable, often bringing a smile to the faces of those who pass him.

Following the tragic discovery, tributes poured in from the Skint star’s family and friends.

Mr. Finn presented the Channel Four series Skint in Grimsby and became one of the popular stars of the series, highlighting the plight of some poor people in Grimsby.
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Mr. Finn presented the Channel Four series Skint in Grimsby and became one of the popular stars of the series, highlighting the plight of some poor people in Grimsby.

The town character was well known in the West Marsh area where he lived, but he spent a lot of time with friends in East Marsh and Freeman Street, where he was known in most of the bars.

Among the other characters were some of Mr. Finn’s old friends who lived in the fishermen’s cottages at The Square in Weelsby Street.

Following his dead cousin, Sammi-Jo Finn said, “While it’s a shame Richard chose the path he did, he always had a great spirit and infectious character despite the demons of him.” They all loved him.

“He had a heart of gold. He would do anything for anyone. Even for a pound haha. He made everyone smile with that cheeky face! My family and I will miss him forever. BREAK.’

Another relative told Grimsby Live: ‘He was always cheerful and smiling and respectful.

They all loved him. Every time he saw him he would give him a cigarette and we would chat. Everyone is very sad about what has happened.

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