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Jimmy Mubenga inquest

An inquest starts today examining why a man died while he was being deported on a plane at Heathrow.

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Inquest to look into death of deportee

Jimmy Mubenga with his wife Adrienne. Credit: Mubenga family

An inquest is starting today at Isleworth Crown Court to examine why a 46 year-old man died while he was being deported on an aircraft at Heathrow Airport. Jimmy Mubenga was being sent back to Angola but he died after being restrained by guards from the private firm G4S.

He was a father with five children. His wife Adrienne is amongst the people giving evidence today.

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