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Inquest into boy killed by polar bear

An inquest is taking place into the death of a Wiltshire school boy, who was killed by a polar bear whilst on an expedition to Norway.

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Last day of inquest into death of boy killed by polar bear

Video. The family of a boy killed by a polar bear on a school expedition are urging the coroner to find that the company that organised the trip was negligent and failed to protect their son.

Horatio Chapple, from Salisbury, was 17 when he died on an expedition to Svalbard in Norway in 2011. Others in the camp were also injured before the animal was shot dead by an expedition leader.

Richard Slee reports - on the final day of the inquest.

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