Practice and Procedure

R (on the application of SOPHIE WILKINSON) (Claimant) v HM CORONER FOR GREATER MANCHESTER SOUTH DISTRICT (Defendant) & WENDY LIVESLEY (Interested Party) (2012)

PUBLISHED October 11, 2012

[2012] EWHC 2755 (Admin)

The verdict of unlawful killing at an inquest could be returned only where death had resulted from murder, manslaughter (including corporate manslaughter) and infanticide. Driving offences causing death could not justify such a verdict.

QBD (Admin) (Foskett J, Judge Peter Thornton QC)