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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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  1. Peter Bearne

Coroner to begin summing up Derby stabbing inquest

The coroner overseeing the inquests in Derby on a pregnant mother, her ex-partner and their toddler son is today beginning his summing up of the case.

The inquest is being heard at Derby Coroner's Court Credit: ITV News Central

Rachael and Auden Slack, and Andrew Cairns, were found stabbed to death at Miss Slack's cottage in Holbrook, Derbyshire, in June 2010.

Coroner Dr Robert Hunter resumed the inquests on September 12th and will now give the jury his 40,000 word summing up of the evidence. It will take all of today and most of tomorrow morning.

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