Inquest into quarry deaths

An inquest into the deaths of a father and his three children found dead in a disused Shropshire quarry last summer, begins today.

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Children found dead in quarry "unlawfully killed"

Three young children from Gloucestershire were unlawfully killed in a remote quarry by their father who then jumped to his death from a cliff, a coroner has ruled.

The deputy coroner for Mid and Northwest Shropshire described the killing of 12-year-old Samuel Fuller and his sisters Rebecca and Charlotte, aged eight and seven, as acts of "unimaginable horror".

Finding that Ceri Fuller had taken his own life, coroner Andrew Barkley said overwhelming evidence had driven him to the inescapable conclusion that the 35-year-old acted alone in attacking his children with a hunting knife.

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