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Tunisia victim 'died from single gunshot wound'

Trudy Jones died from a single gunshot wound to her neck and chest, an inquest has heard. Photo: Family / Gwent Police

An inquest has heard how a woman from Blackwood was gunned down in the Tunisian beach massacre that claimed the lives of 30 Britons.

Mother-of-four Trudy Jones, 51, died from "a single gunshot wound to her neck and chest", said Detective Sergeant David Batt, from Scotland Yard's counter-terrorism unit.

Ms Jones, who was on holiday when she was attacked, was identified by Tunisian authorities using dental records.

In a statement her family said: “Our mother of all people didn’t deserve this, such a caring person who put everyone else before herself.

"Always willing to help others, she loved everyone around her including all of the people she cared for at work.

"She’ll be missed by so many people. She was the rock of our family and kept us all going. None of us have a clue how we’re going to cope without her."

It brings the total number of inquests that have opened since the bodies were repatriated to the UK to 15.

The final five Britons killed in the horrific attack landed at RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire yesterday.

Inquests into the deaths of the remaining 15 victims are due to open in the next few days.

Their bodies lie just yards from the coroner's court at Fulham Public Mortuary.

Police are standing guard outside the mortuary where dozens of flowers have been laid by members of the public in tribute to those who were killed.

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