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Inquest into RAF airman's death

A coroner has recorded that Cpl Brent McCarthy and Welsh Guard Lance Cpl Davies were unlawfully killed while on act of service.

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Inquest resumes into death of RAF airman

Corporal Brent John McCarthy from Telford Credit: ITV News Central

An inquest into the death of an RAF airman from Telford is due to resume today at Oxford Coroners Court.

Corporal Brent John McCarthy was shot in Afghanistan in May 2012 at a petrol base in Helmand province.

He and a colleague from Wales were attending a meeting at an Afghan police headquarters in Helmand, when two people wearing Afghan police uniforms opened fire.

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