Sapper Walker not wearing body armour when killed

Sapper Richard Walker was not wearing body armour when he was killed in Afghanistan, an inquest has heard.

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Sapper Richard Walker was 23 when shot

Sapper Richard Wilson Credit: MoD

An inquest into the death of a soldier from Washington is due to take place today, November 12. Sapper Richard Walker was 23 when he was killed in Afghanistan in January 2013.

The soldier died during his first deployment in the Nahr-e Saraj district of Helmand.

The 28 Royal Engineer died and six others were injured when a rogue Afghan soldier opened fire.

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