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Guildford Pub Bombings inquests commence, Edward Pleeth and James Berry appearing

20th June 2022

The resumed inquests into the deaths of Paul Craig, Ann Hamilton, Caroline Slater, William Forsyth and John Hunter in a bomb exploded in the Horse and Groom pub in Guilford on 5 October 1974 started hearing evidence today.
The inquests are expected to last for four weeks.

Edward Pleeth is acting for the Ministry of Defence.
James Berry is acting for the Metropolitan Police Service.
Both have been involved since the application was made in 2018 for the inquests to be resumed.

Find out more about the history of these inquests here.

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