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.
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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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.