Families demand fresh inquest into deaths of Red Caps soldiers

The families of four military policemen murdered in Iraq, including two from the Midlands, are demanding a fresh inquest into their deaths after claiming new evidence has come to light.

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Calls for fresh inquest into Red Caps' death

The families of four military policemen murdered in Iraq, including two from the Midlands, are demanding a fresh inquest into their deaths after claiming new evidence has come to light.

They want the original inquest verdicts from eight years ago quashed.

Lance Corporal Thomas Keys Credit: ITV News Central
Corporal Russell Aston Credit: ITV News Central

Six soldiers, including Lance Corporal Thomas Keys from Solihull, and Corporal Russell Aston from Swadlincote, died in 2003 when the mob attacked a police station.

The lawyer representing four of the troops has written to the Attorney General Dominic Grieve suggesting they had fresh evidence which meant a new inquest was 'necessary and desirable in the interests of justice'.

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