Inquests arising from the deaths in the London Bridge and Borough Market terror attack: Chief Coroner’s report released
1st November 2019
The Chief Coroner, His Honour Judge Mark Lucraft QC has released a Regulation 28 report on action to prevent future deaths based on the inquests arising from the deaths in the London Bridge and Borough Market terror attacks. The report can be read here.
On 3 June 2017 eight people were killed when three attackers drove a van into members of the public on London Bridge before continuing on foot inflicting stab injuries before being shot and killed by armed police officers. Sarah Simcock of Serjeants’ Inn Chambers represented the London Ambulance Service, who provided care and treatment to some of the deceased as well as the other victims of the attacks. The Coroner conducted a wide-ranging inquiry into how the deceased came by their deaths as well as the overall response of the emergency services, including the LAS, to the attack.
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