Coroner Due To Give Verdict On Second Inquest On The Death Of Pte Sean Benton At Deepcut

Posted on July 18, 2018

He was the first of four young recruits to die there between 1995 and 2002. The soldier’s death was originally recorded as suicide but a fresh inquest was ordered after a family campaign, amid allegations of prolonged bullying. His sister Tracy Lewis, who is expected to attend the hearing at Woking Coroner’s Court, has said throughout the inquest that she wants to hear the truth. She and her brother Tony Benton – Pte Benton’s twin – fought for years for a full investigation into the case. Their mother Linda, who also fought to see evidence about the circumstances of her son’s death, died in 2015.

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