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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Derby stabbing has had ‘massive effect’ on officers

A jury has returned the verdict that Rachael Slack was unlawfully killed by her former partner, Andrew Cairns, in 2010, and also determined a failure by the police to tell her of the high risk to her life was a contributing factor

DCI Gary Goacher of Derbyshire Police said the deaths have had a ‘massive effect’ upon the officers who dealt with Cairns and Ms. Slack prior to the stabbing.

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