Brecon soldiers death inquest

The Ministry of Defence and police are to update a coroner on their investigations into the deaths of three Army reservists who were taking part in an exercise in the Brecon Beacons in July.

Inquest hearing to take place on Brecon soldier deaths

The Ministry of Defence and police are to update a coroner on their investigations into the deaths of three Army reservists who were taking part in an exercise in the Brecon Beacons in July.

The three reservists were taking part in a selection exercise on one of the hottest days of the year
The three reservists were taking part in a selection exercise on one of the hottest days of the year Credit: ITV News

Territorial Army reservists Edward Maher and Lance Corporal Craig Roberts died while taking part in an SAS selection test near Pen-y Fan mountain on 13 July.

A third soldier who was participating in the exercise, Corporal James Dunsby, died on 30 July.

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