David Rathband inquest

Tyne Tees reporter Gregg Easteal is tweeting from inside the court.

The morning so far:

"Kath Rathband tells inquest she decided on split from David after she found out he was having a relationship with 7/7 survivor Lisa French"

"Kath Rathband tells inquest David pleaded for them to be reconciled repeatedly. She says he left her many abusive messages."

"Kath Rathband said David made suicide threats by text and voicemail but whenever she spoke to him personally she would feel reassured."

"Kath Rathband says David asked her to leave house night of his death but she called police as she was worried about him."

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PC David Rathband Inquest

And inquest into the death of PC David Rathband is taking place