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Army inquests open
10:00am Tuesday 10th September 2013 in News
Inquests into the deaths of an Army medic and Royal Marine in Afganistan are due at Oxfordshire Coroner’s Court today.
Corporal David O’Connor, 27, from 40 Commando Royal Marines, and Corporal Channing Day, 25, of 3 Medical Regiment, were killed in October 2012.
They were on their way to training with Afghan police officers in Helmand province when they came under fire.
The pair were repatriated to RAR Brize Norton in November last year.
The inquest is to be held at Oxfordshire Coroner’s Court from 10am.