Les Bate Inquest

The inquest into the death of Les Bate, the Cornish farmer brutally battered to death ten years ago, begins in Truro today.

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Inquest into death of farmer continues

An inquest into the death of a Cornish farmer who was killed ten years ago is due to finish today. Les Bate who was 71 was found dead at his farmhouse. His death is still unsolved. Yesterday, the inquest heard he was carrying more than 500 pounds in his wallet the night before he died.

Les Bate was murdered at his home ten years ago. His killer has never been found Credit: Devon & Cornwall Police

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