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Inquest into death of man who died protecting brother

The inquest into the death of a Bedfordshire man shot dead in Venezuela while protecting his brother from robbers takes place today.

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Inquest to take place into death of Bedfordshire man who was shot while protecting his brother in Venezuela

Thomas Ossel was shot dead in Venezuela. Credit: Bedfordshire Police

The inquest into the death of a Bedfordshire man shot dead in Venezuela while protecting his brother from robbers takes place today.

Thomas Ossel, who was 28, and from Cople was a firefighter.

He was holidaying in South America when he was shot during a raid at a guesthouse on Margarita Island in 2011.

His brother Jack was also wounded but survived.

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