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Amy Winehouse's Family "Shocked" Over Inquest Claims

Dad Mitch has revealed he hopes the matter will be resolved soon...

Amy Winehouse's family have confirmed they are "taking advice" over claims that the Back To Black singer's inquest could be seen as illegal.

As we previously reported, it emerged that coroner Suzanne Greenaway may have been under qualified to carry out the exam on Winehouse's body after being given the role by her husband.

Her father Mitch Winehouse has since commented on the news, telling The Sun that "irregularities" concerning Greenaway were "distressing."

Mitch and Amy's mother are now "taking advice" amid claims that if the tragic 27-year old's inquest is deemed illegal, a new hearing could be arranged.

The former black cabbie told the newspaper: "We were very shocked when we were informed the coroner was not suitably qualified. It's hard to believe her credentials weren't fully checked. You'd assume this sort of thing can't happen."

Mitch added: "We've been informed the coroner was taking guidance from more experienced professionals and the verdict doesn't appear to be in any doubt, but it's upsetting to have to go through all this again. We just hope that matters can be resolved soon."

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