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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Rachael Slack looked 'very frightened' - witness

A witness who made a 999 call to police on the day Rachael Slack and her son, Auden, were found dead has told the inquest jury that Rachael Slack was a very nice and kind girl.

The jury also heard audio of an emergency call on the 2nd June 2010 in which Mrs Norma Way told the operator she had heard screams coming from Rachael Slack's house, and that it had then gone quiet.

Mrs Way also told the jury that she saw Rachael Slack in the window with Andrew Cairns stood behind her.

She said Rachael Slack looked, 'very strained and very frightened.'

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