Beaminster tunnel deaths Inquest

The Coroner at the inquest in the deaths of two people that were trapped by a landslide at the Beaminster Tunnel in Dorset has recorded an accidental verdict.

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Beaminster Tunnel inquest opens

The inquest has opened into the deaths of a couple killed in the Beaminster Tunnel in Dorset.

Rosemary Snell and Michael Rolfe were caught in a landslide while driving home to Somerset after an evening out in July 2012.

Their bodies weren't found for ten days. The hearing, at County Hall in Dorchester, is expected to last two days.

Rosemary Snell and Michael Rolfe died in Beaminster Tunnel in July 2012. Credit: ITV News West Country

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