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Deepcut soldier's family allowed to seek new inquest

The Government's chief legal adviser has given permission to the family of a young Army recruit who died at Deepcut barracks to apply for a fresh inquest into her death. Private Cheryl James, 18, was found with gunshot wounds in November 1995.

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MoD to cooperate if new Deepcut inquest ordered

A Ministry of Defence spokeswoman said: "Our thoughts remain with the family and friends of Private Cheryl James.

"This decision is a matter for the Attorney General and the courts. "If a new inquest is ordered, we will of course provide support to the coroner when needed."

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