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Sean Benton ‘Deepcut’ Inquest – Coroner’s conclusions returned

His Honour Peter Rook QC has today handed down his findings of fact and conclusions in respect of the inquest into the death of Private Sean Benton, a trainee soldier, at Deepcut Army Barracks on 9 June 1995. He has concluded that Sean died as a result of suicide when, in the early hours of … Continue reading

Sean Benton inquest: diagram of barracks released

An exhibit from the inquest into the death of Private Sean Benton has been released. Pte Benton died at Princess Royal Barracks, Deepcut, Surrey in June 1995. The High Court ruled in October 2016 that the inquest into his death held in July 1995 should be quashed and a fresh inquest ordered. The new inquest … Continue reading

Sean Benton inquest: order made on reporting of witness evidence

His Honour Peter Rook QC, who is conducting an inquest into the death of Private Sean Benton, has made an order postponing any reporting of Mr Martin Holder’s evidence until noon on Friday 9 March or further order. The order was made under the Contempt of Court Act 1981. Further submissions on whether the order … Continue reading

Sean Benton inquest to begin on 24 January in Woking

The inquest into the death of Private Sean Benton will begin at 2pm on Wednesday 24 January. Pte Benton died at Princess Royal Barracks, Deepcut, Surrey in June 1995. The High Court ruled in October 2016 that the inquest into his death held in July 1995 should be quashed and a fresh inquest ordered. The … Continue reading

Sean Benton inquest: ruling given on request for jury

His Honour Peter Rook QC has given a ruling on a request for a jury to hear the inquest he will be conducting into the death of Private Sean Benton. The ruling can be found here. Pte Benton died at Princess Royal Barracks, Deepcut, Surrey in June 1995. The High Court ruled last October that … Continue reading

Deepcut death: scope of fresh inquest determined

His Honour Peter Rook QC has outlined the issues that will come within the scope of the inquest he will be conducting into the death of Private Sean Benton. Pte Benton died at Princess Royal Barracks, Deepcut, Surrey in June 1995. The High Court ruled last October that the inquest into his death held in July … Continue reading

Pre-inquest review hearing into death of Pte Sean Benton to be held in London

A pre-inquest review hearing into the death of Private Sean Benton will take place in London on Friday 16 June. Pte Benton died at Princess Royal Barracks, Deepcut, Surrey in June 1995. The High Court ruled last October that the inquest into his death held in July 1995 should be quashed and a fresh inquest … Continue reading

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