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The coroner recorded an open verdict. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In one case the inquest jury returned an open verdict. The Prisons We Deserve (1994)The coroner recorded an open verdict due to lack of evidence. The Sun (2013)The coroner recorded an open verdict because it could not be proved beyond reasonable doubt that he killed himself. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The jury returned an open verdict. A Channel of Peace (1993)In March this year a coroner recorded an open verdict. Times, Sunday Times (2014)At her inquest, the coroner returned an open verdict but police are reviewing the case. Times, Sunday Times (2013)A coroner recorded an open verdict. The Sun (2015)The jury returned an open verdict: neither suicide nor accident, but unfathomable. STUART: A Life Backwards (2005)At the first hearing, just three weeks after her death, the coroner recorded an open verdict. The Sun (2016)
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