A minute's silence was held at 10 o'clock on 10 January at the London Boat Show, following the sudden death of Steve Castle

A minute’s silence was held at 10 o’clock on 10 January at the London Boat Show, following the sudden death of Steve Castle, managing director of Fletcher Boats. The Staffordshire coroner told IBI that an inquest would be held tomorrow to determine cause of death. Staffordshire police had been called out to Steve Castle’s home at 10.30pm on Tuesday evening. Early indications are that he had hung himself. Staffordshire police have said that they believe that no other persons were involved in the incident.

UK, Staffordshire-based sportsboat builder Fletcher International went into receivership on Wednesday January 2, on the eve of the London Boat Show.