The jury in the inquests into a pregnant mother, her ex-partner and their son found stabbed to death in Derbyshire have gone out to resume their deliberations.
Rachael Slack, Andrew Cairns and two year old Auden were found with multiple stab wounds at a cottage in Holbrook near Belper in June 2010.
The coroner, Dr Robert Hunter, gave the jury directions to help them reach their conclusions (verdicts) before sending them out yesterday afternoon.
Dr Hunter has told them they can return a narrative conclusion on Rachael and Auden Slack which incorporates "unlawful killing". They can also consider whether any failings by the police contributed to their deaths.
A Coroner's report has made recommendations after an inquest found Rachael Slack and her son were unlawfully killed by her former partner.
A timeline of the events surrounding the stabbing of Rachael Slack, Andrew Cairns and their two-year old son, Auden.
The inquest on a mentally ill patient found stabbed to death with his ex-partner and their son in Derbyshire will hear further evidence.