Who Was Darcy Hollinson? Wikipedia, Bio, Age, Hanged Herself, Parents, Inquest

Darcy Hollinson

Darcy Hollinson Wikipedia – Darcy Hollinson Bio

Darcy Hollinson Was a schoolgirl who felt under pressure from extra work, had body image issues and struggled during lockdown took her own life by hanging; an inquest has been heard.

Hollinson, who lived with her parents and siblings in Tavistock, Devon, had issues bonding with friendship groups and felt excluded, the inquest at Exeter Coroner’s Court was told today.


She was 17 years old.

Darcy Hollinson Hanged Herself

Darcy, a pupil at the sixth form of Plymouth High School for Girls, last had contact with a female friend, and they exchanged messages about relationships, mental health, suicide and the effect on their boyfriends.

When she died, she saw a child psychiatrist and was ‘planning for the future and not expressing suicidal ideation; the hearing was told.

Within 30 minutes of her last message to her friend, Darcy was hanged in her bedroom one evening in April last year.

A post mortem confirmed the death by hanging, and police said there were no suspicious circumstances.

The senior Devon coroner Philip Spinney recorded a suicide conclusion.

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He said Darcy self-harmed and suffered from body image and low mood as she battled a depressive illness.

Mr Spinney offered his condolences to her parents, saying it was ‘very difficult to bear.’


The coroner heard that ‘lockdown affected her quite badly’ because of isolation. Despite having a ‘lovely boyfriend’ who said she was suffering from panic attacks, was struggling to sleep and had bulimia.

Mr Spinney offered his condolences to her parents, saying it was ‘very difficult to bear.’

Darcy had previously taken an overdose in January 2018.

She engaged with Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services, but in October 2019, she was in a ‘low mood and not enjoying the sixth form.’

In March 2020, she took a second overdose.