A third soldier who died following an SAS reservist training exercise in the Brecon Beacons suffered multiple organ failure, an inquest has heard.
Corporal James Dunsby died in hospital 17 days after collapsing on Pen Y Fan on 13th July. Lance Corporals Edward Maher and Craig Roberts also died in the incident.
The opening of an inquest into Cpl Dunsby's death at Aberdare Coroner's Court heard that the 31 year old was one of six soldiers to collapse on Pen Y Fan.
Coroner Louise Hunt said a post-mortem found his died of "multiple organ failure." The inquest was adjourned until September. A full inquest into the deaths of all three men will be held at a later date.
The Ministry of Defence has announced that a third army reserve soldier injured during a training exercise on the Brecon Beacons earlier this month has died from his injuries.
It is with great sadness that we can confirm that a third army reserve soldier injured during a training exercise in the Brecon Beacons has died of his injuries. The family have asked for a period of grace before he is named and request that this is respected by the media.
The second of two reservists who died during a selection exercise for the Territorial Army's SAS section has been named.
Edward Maher died alongside Lance Corporal Craig Roberts after they collapsed in high temperatures while climbing Pen Y Fan in the Brecon Beacons on July 13.
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Police and military experts investigating the deaths of two soldiers in the Brecon Beacons are looking at whether emergency systems put in place by the Army were activated.
Lance Corporal Craig Roberts from Penrhyn Bay near Llandudno and a second unnamed colleague were issued with an emergency device to call for assistance. But they died during a training exercise on the weekend. Hannah Thomas reports.
Brigadier Philip Napier, the head of the Army in Wales, has been visiting cadets training at Sennybridge today.
He said described the deaths of two soldiers during a training exercise at the weekend as a "tragedy" and said although their personnel are "pushed and challenged," it should not have happened.
A reservist who died alongside a colleague during an assessment for the Territorial Army's SAS section on the hottest day of the year was pursuing his dream, his family said today. Lance Corporal Craig Roberts died during a military exercise in the Brecon Beacons on Saturday.
In a statement issued through the Ministry of Defence today, Mr Roberts's father Kelvin said:
We are all devastated at the loss of our beloved Craig; this has left a massive hole in all our lives.
We wholeheartedly supported Craig in his military endeavours and it gives us some comfort, though great sadness, that he died in the pursuit of his dream.
Next month Craig was due to start a new post in the office of the Secretary of State for Education and we were all very proud of him.
A man who died in Cantref reservoir on Sunday has been named as Daniel Colin Clemo.
Dyfed Powys Police say the 24-year-old was from the Caerphilly area.
Investigations continue into two fatalities in the Brecon Beacons over the weekend. Both incidents involve the death of men who were were swimming in local reservoirs, as Tom Sheldrick reports.
This photo shows Lance Corporal Craig Roberts, who died during a training exercise in the Brecon Beacons on Saturday.
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