Inquest into Wiltshire deaths

The Coroner at the inquest into the deaths of Graham Anderson and his two sons in Wiltshire says the boys were unlawfully killed by their father, who then took his own life

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Coroner's verdict into 3 year old's death

The Wiltshire coroner says the cause of 3 year old Bryn Anderson's death is unclear but has recorded a verdict of unlawful killing.

The bodies of 11 year old Jack and 3 year old Bryn were found next to the body of their father, Graham Anderson, in a flat in Tidworth in September last year.

The coroner earlier recorded a verdict of suicide into the death of Graham Anderson. He said 11 year old Jack was also unlawfully killed by his father.

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Children's services "would not have changed outcome" of children's deaths

Ron Lock said Children's Services would not have prevented the deaths of the two boys Credit: Chris Eades

An inquest has heard Children's Services would not have prevented the deaths of two boys and their father if they had acted differently.

Ron Lock, who wrote a serious case review into the case said he made seven recommendations for Hampshire County Council's Childrens Services Department.

But he said: "We didn't find that any actions or decisions if they had been made differently, would have changed the outcome."

Pathologist says cause of boys' deaths "un-ascertained"

A forensic pathologist giving evidence at an inquest into the death a father and his two sons say the cause of the children's death was "un-ascertained."

Amanda Jeffrey told the court both boys had the sleeping drug Zopiclone in their blood stream.

11 year old Jack had a relatively small amount but 3 year old Bryn had a higher dose that may have killed him. She said Jack may have been smothered.

Their father, Graham Anderson, was found with a neck injury and a belt around his neck.

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Detective found blood in flat where father and sons were found

A Wiltshire Police Detective is currently giving evidence in an inquest into the deaths of Graham Anderson and his two sons, whose bodies were found in a flat in September last year.

Detective Constable Christopher Conway told the inquest that blood was found in the flat. Some of it was Graham Anderson's and some was that of his son Jack.

A post mortem showed both boys had traces of the insomnia drug Zopiclone, which Graham had been prescribed.

Inquest into death of father and two sons continues

11 year old Jack and 3 year old Bryn were found with their father in September last year Credit: Chris Eades

An inquest is continuing today into the deaths of a father and his two sons in Wiltshire.

The bodies of 11 year old Jack and 3 year old Bryn were found next to the body of their father - Graham Anderson - in a flat in Tidworth in September last year.

Yesterday the coroner, sitting in Salisbury, heard that Anderson had been due to be evicted the day before all the bodies were found.

He had failed to keep up his rent payments and was supposed to have left on August 31.

Tidworth deaths: family faced eviction

A court has heard heard how a man and his two young sons were found dead in their flat by their landlady and a prospective tenant after they'd been given notice to leave.

Graham Anderson was discovered with his sons Jack and Bryn in Tidworth in South Wiltshire last year.

A neighbour described hearing a loud thud and the boys shouting a couple of nights before they were found.

Robert Murphy was in court.

Prospective new tenant found body

A inquest has heard a woman looking at a new flat stumbled across the body of a Wiltshire father when being shown around her potential new home.

The bodies of 36 year old Graham Anderson and his sons Jack, aged 11, and Bryn, aged three years were discovered at the ground floor apartment in Tidworth on 1 September last year.

Bryn and Jack Anderson

The Coroner sitting in Salisbury heard that Anderson had been due to be evicted the day before all the bodies were found.

He had failed to keep up his rent payments and was supposed to have left on August 31.

His landlady, Denise Evans, told the inquest she had previously called social services with her concerns after serving Anderson with his eviction notice.

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