An inquest has heard how a soldier from the Witton area of County Durham was found dead with a gun in his hand on his base in Iraq.
Lance Corporal David Wilson died in December 2008, just weeks before he was due home from Basra.
Dan Ashby has been at the inquest - watch the lunchtime update from him below.
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