Royal Marine Inquest

An inquest into the death of a Royal Marine based in Taunton who was killed in Afghanistan will continue today. Corporal Stephen Curley from Exeter was killed by an explosion while serving with 40 Commando in 2010.

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Royal Marine Inquest in Exeter

On the day the names of six men killed in Afghanistan were made public, another victim of the conflict was remembered in Exeter. Corporal Stephen Curley served with Taunton based 40 Commando. He died in 2010 while leading a patrol in Helmand Province.

Today an inquest into his death took place in Exeter. A verdict of 'unlawful killing' was returned by the coroner. Speaking after the verdict, his wife Kierian said she hoped other widows won't have to wait nearly two years to discover what happened to their husbands.

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Widow's heartache ahead of inquest

The widow of a Royal Marine killed in Afghanistan has spoken of the emotional journey she has been on ahead of the inquest of her husband, which resumes this afternoon.

Kirianne Curley, from Exeter, is seeking closure into the death of Corporal Stephen Curley who was serving with 40 Commando Royal Marines when he was killed in May 2010.