Derby mother 'unlawfully killed'

A jury has found that a mother from Derby was 'unlawfully killed'. They concluded that Rachael Slack had been stabbed by her ex-partner Andrew Cairns. Her son Auden was also found dead.

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Paramedic found dead man lying next to Rachael Slack

A paramedic has told an inquest jury that when he arrived at Rachel Slack's home in Holbrook he saw a dead man lying on the floor alongside her.

Adrian Ward said he had been told by a neighbour that Miss Slack was pregnant.

Andrew Cairns was found dead alongside his ex-partner and son

He also told the inquest jury in Derby that a police officer had tried to revive Miss Slack's two-year-old son, Auden, using mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. But because the officer was blowing into Auden's mouth, it was coming out of from stab wounds in his chest.

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