Hillsborough jury sent out to consider verdicts into deaths of 96 fans – The Guardian

Posted April 7th, 2016 in health & safety, inquests, juries, news, sport, unlawful killing by sally

‘The jury at the new inquests into the deaths of 96 people at Hillsborough in 1989 has been sent out to consider its verdicts, more than two years after the proceedings began in court.’

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The Guardian, 6th April 2016

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Hillsborough jury set to consider their verdict on 96 deaths – The Guardian

Posted April 6th, 2016 in health & safety, inquests, juries, news, sport by tracey

‘The jury at the new inquests into the deaths of 96 people at Hillsborough in 1989 have been told that they must come to a unanimous decision if they are to reach a verdict of unlawful killing.’

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The Guardian, 5th April 2016

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Jean Charles de Menezes ruling: European Court of Human Rights rejects call to prosecute police officers who shot him – The Independent

‘The UK was right not to charge any police officers over the shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes, an electrician who they thought was a suicide bomber, in 2005.’

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The Independent, 30th March 2016

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Jean Charles de Menezes ruling due in European court of human rights – The Guardian

‘A ruling on whether British police officers should have been charged for the fatal shooting of Brazilian Jean Charles de Menezes at a London tube station in 2005 is to be delivered by the European court of human rights on Wednesday.’

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The Guardian, 30th March 2016

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‘Key evidence missing’ from police investigation into Shoreham air show, inquest reveals – Daily Telegraph

Posted March 23rd, 2016 in accidents, aircraft, delay, evidence, inquests, news, police, prosecutions by tracey

‘The police investigation into the plane crash at the Shoreham Airshow – which killed 11 people – is being delayed as detectives are being forced to seek permission from the courts to gain access to key information from the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB), a pre-inquest review has heard.’

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Daily Telegraph, 22nd March 2016

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Poppi Worthington’s father faces intimidation every day, coroner told – The Guardian

‘A father who was identified by a high court judge as having probably sexually assaulted his baby daughter shortly before she died may be allowed to give evidence from a secret location after facing daily intimidation, a pre-inquest hearing has heard.’

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The Guardian, 18th March 2016

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Police guilty of misconduct over woman who died in cell – The Guardian

‘Two police officers and two members of police staff were found to have committed misconduct over the way they dealt with a “very vulnerable” woman who was found dead in a police cell.’

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The Guardian, 18th March 2016

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Public inquiry ordered into police killing of Anthony Grainger – The Guardian

Posted March 18th, 2016 in firearms, inquests, inquiries, news, police by tracey

‘A public inquiry has been ordered into the death of a man shot by police. The home secretary, Theresa May, announced that the inquest into the 2012 killing of Anthony Grainger would be converted into a statutory inquiry led by a judge with greater investigative powers.’

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Daily Telegraph, 17th March 2016

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Inquest criticises care of woman who killed herself in police cell – The Guardian

‘An inquest jury has criticised failings in the care of a woman who killed herself in a police cell, saying that insufficient steps had been taken to protect her welfare.’

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The Guardian, 11th March 2016

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Calls for review of police use of restraint over lung cancer patient’s death – The Guardian

Posted March 8th, 2016 in death in custody, inquests, news, police, restraint by sally

‘A senior coroner has called for a national review of police use of restraints after an inquest jury found a decision to restrain a 57-year-old man suffering from lung cancer and pneumonia in hospital contributed to his death.’

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The Guardian, 8th March 2016

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Ministry of Defence escapes prosecution over deaths on SAS march – The Independent

‘The Ministry of Defence has escaped prosecution over the deaths of three soldiers on an SAS selection course, only thanks to a convention that it is granted immunity, it has been confirmed.’

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The Independent, 2nd March 2016

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Sean Rigg death: case against five police officers referred to CPS – The Guardian

‘Prosecutors are to consider whether they should bring criminal charges against five police officers over the arrest, restraint and detention of Sean Rigg, a musician who died in Metropolitan police custody.’

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The Guardian, 1st March 2016

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Father of Poppi Worthington given £117,000 legal aid for custody battle over her siblings – Daily Telegraph

‘Paul Worthington awarded £87,318 for counsel payments and £29,450 for solicitors’ fees to fight against the proceedings.’

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Daily Telegraph, 28th February 2016

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Police mindset at Hillsborough was ‘all about public disorder’, inquest hears – The Guardian

‘South Yorkshire police officers requested dog handlers to come to Hillsborough in 1989 when people were trying to escape the lethal crush because police believed it was a pitch invasion, the new inquests into the disaster have heard.’

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The Guardian, 12th February 2016

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Deepcut recruit’s alleged suicide ‘did not match emotional state’ – The Guardian

Posted February 15th, 2016 in armed forces, bias, bullying, inquests, murder, news, suicide by sally

‘A teenage recruit found shot dead at Deepcut barracks in Surrey 20 years ago was behaving normally on the day of her death, although she had been having relationship problems, an inquest has heard.’

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The Guardian, 12th February 2016

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Poppi Worthington: Coroner orders fresh inquest into toddler’s death – The Independent

‘A new inquest into the unexplained death of a 13-month-old girl is to be held.’

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The Independent, 9th February 2016

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Deepcut inquest: police failed to investigate suspects in soldier’s death – The Guardian

Posted February 10th, 2016 in armed forces, inquests, news, police by sally

‘Surrey police failed to properly investigate and eliminate three potential suspects in their original investigation into the death of army recruit Cheryl James at Deepcut barracks, an inquest heard, as an army brigadier apologised to her family for army failings in looking after her.’

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The Guardian, 9th February 2016

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Birmingham pub bombings inquests: What we know – BBC News

Posted February 10th, 2016 in explosives, inquests, news, terrorism by sally

‘More than 40 years after 21 people were killed by bombs in two Birmingham pubs, the city’s senior coroner is set to hear from families who want inquests into their loved ones deaths resumed. Many of them regard the inquests as their last chance to get to the bottom of what happened that night and find answers to a brutal, unsolved crime that shocked the country.’

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BBC News, 10th February 2016

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Hillsborough jury told to consider credibility of police evidence – The Guardian

Posted February 9th, 2016 in evidence, health & safety, inquests, news, police, sport by sally

‘The jury at the inquests into the deaths of 96 people at Hillsborough in 1989 has been told to consider the credibility and reliability of evidence given by South Yorkshire police officers.’

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The Guardian, 8th February 2016

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Cheryl James: Teenage army recruit ‘may have been killed by someone else’ – The Independent

Posted February 9th, 2016 in armed forces, evidence, forensic science, homicide, inquests, murder, news by sally

‘New forensic evidence reveals that a teenage army recruit found dead at Deepcut barracks may not have shot herself and could have been killed by someone else, it has emerged.’

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The Independent, 8th February 2016

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