Friday 25 March 2011

Ian Tomlinson inquest starts Monday

UPDATE: PC Simon Harwood will give evidence at the inquest tomorrow (4 April). The Ian Tomlinson Family Campaign invites people to attend in the public gallery to show their support.

The inquest into the death of Ian Tomlinson is due to start on Monday. The Ian Tomlinson Family Campaign welcomes supporters to attend from 9am in London.

This is from the campaign website. Visit the site to find more information.

The inquest into the death of Ian Tomlinson, who died during the G20 protests in 2009, will commence on Monday 28 March 2011 and is expected to last for of 5-6 weeks. It is expected to sit from Monday to Thursday from 10.00am – 4.00pm. The family welcomes supporters to attend.

An inquest is a legal investigation that is open to the public. Its purpose is to establish who the person was and where, when and how they died.

The inquest will be conducted by the Chief Coroner, Judge Peter Thornton QC, who replaces the City of London Coroner Paul Matthews. Hearings will take place at the International Dispute Resolution Centre at 70 Fleet Street, London, EC4Y 1EU.

First day

If you are attending on the first day it is recommended that you arrive at 9.00am.

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