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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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Verdict of teen killed by polar bear expected today

The verdict into the death of a Wiltshire schoolboy who was killed by a polar bear in Norway is expected later this afternoon.

17-year-old Horatio Chappel was killed by the animal while he slept in his tent on the remote Svalbard islands in August 2011.

The inquest surrounds Horatio Chappel's death by a polar bear Credit: ITV Meridian

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