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A jury has decided that Spanish police did use "excessive force," when they restrained a young man from Wigan who was on a stag do in Ibiza.
Luke Rhoden, a former rugby league player, died on the holiday island two years ago.
His family has been trying to find out why ever since.
An inquest on the 25 year has concluded within the past hour with a narrative verdict.
There are images you may find upsetting in Amy Welch's report tonight:
Inquest due to open into death of former Wigan Warriors player Luke Rhoden who died on holiday in Ibiza 2 years ago.
Jury sworn in ahead of inquest into death of Luke Rhoden on Ibiza and told they will hear evidence from 16 witnesses over the next few days
Jury hearing from Luke Rhoden's dad who says he travelled to Ibiza to investigate his death after hearing reports of police brutality
Norman Rhoden tells jury the police in Ibiza told him Luke's behaviour was erratic & that they tried restrain him for his own safety.
Jury now hearing evidence from Luke Rhoden's mum who travelled to Ibiza & asked to see hotel cctv of Luke before he died.
Luke's mum describes him looking frightened 'like an animal' ...'it wasn't Luke.' She says hotel told her they found drugs in his room.
Jury now hearing evidence from Michael Rutter- Luke Rhoden's best mate. Luke had organised his stag do in Ibiza.
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A man has been charged after a woman was killed in Wigan.
The woman, 42, was found with stab wounds to the chest at a house on Makinson Avenue on the afternoon of Thursday, October 6.
She was taken to hospital but died from her injuries a short time later.
Stuart Gallear, 51, from Wigan, has been charged with murder.
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