Inquest opens into death of well-known Harrogate restaurant owner
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Aug 9, 2023
Stefano Lancellotti, owner of Sasso Restaurant in Harrogate.
Stefano Lancellotti, owner of Sasso restaurant in Harrogate.

An inquest has opened into the death of well-known Harrogate restaurant owner, Stefano Lancellotti.

Mr Lancellotti, 56, who was born in Sasso Marconi near Bologna in northern Italy, was found dead at his home on Yewdale Road on July 21.

He owned Sasso Italian restaurant on Princes Square, which recently celebrated its 25th anniversary.

Catherine Cundy, area coroner for North Yorkshire, opened an inquest into his death at a hearing in Northallerton this morning.

Ms Cundy said Mr Lancellotti was found dead at his home.

The hearing was adjourned for a full inquest at a later date.

Friends and customers were invited to pay their respects to Mr Lancellotti at a memorial service at Stonefall Cemetery this afternoon.

A wake was then held for close friends and immediate family only.


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