An inquest has heard that prison officers were warned that Raoul Moat was planning his shooting spree on the day he was released from jail. However, it was told that the warning was left on a desk overnight.
The hearing is looking into the death of Chris Brown, who was gunned down by Raoul Moat in July 2010. Julia Barthram has been at Newcastle Crown court.
The inquest has begun into the death of Chris Brown who was killed by Raoul Moat. His shooting in July 2010 sparked a week long manhunt as Moat went on the run also shooting his ex girlfriend and police officer, David Rathband.
The inquest follows a campaign by Chris Brown's mother to have his death investigated further to discover whether it could have been prevented. Julia Barthram was in court.
An inquest into the death of Chris Brown, who was shot and killed by Raoul Moat, will take place without a jury, the coroner has ruled. The 29 year old was killed in July 2010. The inquest will take place in December.