The bodies of band Viola Beach – who died in a car crash in Sweden – have been released to their families.
Tomas Lowe, 27, Kris Leonard, River Reeves, and Jack Dakin, all 20, and their administrator Craig Tarry, 33, were killed when their vehicle plunged into a canal on 13 February .
Inquests into their deaths were opened and adjourned earlier in Warrington.
Senior Coroner for Cheshire Nicholas Rheinberg secreted the five men’s torsoes so burials could take place.
The brief hearing at Warrington Town Hall was attended by 11 own family members.
Det Sgt Elaine Duddle from Cheshire Police told the inquests the band’s auto was proceed along the E4 motorway and passed through a restricted field when it crashed with barriers.
She said the five men tolerated severe traumata and the car then fell into the canal below the bridge, about 18 miles from Stockholm in Sodertalje.
Mr Rheinberg heard that cooperation between UK and Swedish Police had been good since the clang in Stockholm last-place month.
He praised the work of the Swedish Police and said: “In all my job I have never had such immediate and positive response from a foreign organisation”
Full inquests will be heard at a later date.
Who were Viola Beach?
Four-piece ensemble from Warrington, Cheshire Kris Leonard – guitar, lead vocal; River Reeves – guitar; Tomas Lowe – bass; Jack Dakin – containers Officially organized in May 2015 Liberated introduction single Swings& Waterslides last year and put out the second largest single Boys That Sing on 22 January Played several BBC Introducing Sessions Performed at Reading and Leeds Festival in 2015 Image caption Image caption