By Alisha Buaya For Mailonline
Published: 11:21 BST, 13 June 2019 | Updated: 11:21 BST, 13 June 2019
An apparently happy-go-lucky mother-of-two took her life after she snorted cocaine during a Christmas party at her home, an inquest heard.
Lucy Hosker, 32, hosted an impromptu get-together at her home in Blackburn, Lancshire to wrap presents on December 22, but was said to have suffered a mysterious 'mood change' as she and ingested the drug and drank wine that evening.
At 5am she told friends she was going to bed but shortly afterwards was found hanged from a banister. Paramedics were called but Miss Hosker was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police believe the cocaine plus alcohol she consumed may have had a role in her death.
Lucy Hosker, 32, was found hanged during Christmas get-together at her home in Blackburn, Lancshire on December 22. That evening she had consumed cocaine and drank wine. She told friends she was going to bed and found hanged from a banister
Tests showed traces of the drug in her system and that she would have been one and a half times over alcohol limit for driving.
Details emerged at a 20 minute inquest, at Lancashire County Court, where a coroner recorded a verdict of suicide despite him calling no witnesses from the party to give evidence.
Miss Hosker's partner was too upset to testify.
Miss Hosker described as a woman with a 'big smile and infectious laugh' who enjoyed playing practical jokes had thrown the party at her home.
Details emerged at a 20 minute inquest, at Lancashire County Court,