Inquest into speedboat deaths

The inquest into the deaths of father and daughter Nick and Emily Milligan who were killed by a speedboat in Padstow in May 2013, is taking place.

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Police: Boat 'kill cord' will be focus of investigation

The police investigation into the tragedy will focus on why the boat kept running when there was no-one on board.

All modern speedboats come equipped with a kill cord which is meant to shut down the engine in an emergency.

Simon Bagge reports on the background to the inquiry:

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