Dalian Atkinson inquest hearing delay

A pre-inquest hearing into the death in Telford of former Aston Villa footballer Dalian Atkinson has been postponed to October.

Police at the scene in Trench. Inset: Dalian Atkinson.
Police at the scene in Trench. Inset: Dalian Atkinson.

It was due to be held yesterday but will now take place on October 3 at Shirehall in Shrewsbury.

Mr Atkinson died after being shot with a taser outside his father’s house in Trench on August 15, 2016.

In August, it was revealed that three West Mercia Police officers had been interviewed under criminal caution and served with gross misconduct notices relating to Mr Atkinson’s death. An investigation into his death was launched.

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