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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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Refuge charity: 'Rachael and Auden's deaths must not be in vain'

The family of Rachael Slack and the charity Refuge have called for a public inquiry into "state failings" in response to domestic violence.

Rachael Slack and her son Auden were unlawfully killed an inquest heard Credit: Courtesy of Derby Telegraph

Sarah Horley, from Refuge, said the case had shone a light on the failings of Derbyshire Police and added, "Enough is enough. Rachael and Auden's deaths must not be in vain."

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