Coroner concludes death was caused by a combination of factors

The Coroner, Ian Arrow, recorded a narrative verdict, concluding that Alan Levers had died during an attempted armed robbery.

He said the cause of death was a combination of factors as a result of his chest being compressed, wearing a gas mask with the respirator pressed against the floor, and all this was exacerbated by the level of alcohol he'd consumed.


Inquest into death of gunman

An inquest is being carried out into the death of armed robber Alan Levers, who died whilst trying to raid a betting shop in Plymouth.