Jury given more time in soldier inquest

6:00pm Friday 21st March 2014

By Andrew Bardsley

A JURY in the inquest of Fusilier James Wilkinson will reconvene on Monday after failing to reach a verdict.

The jury had been expected to deliver their verdict today at Oldham Magistrates Court, however it was indicated that they would need more time to reach a conclusion.

Fusilier Wilkinson, from Whitefield, was shot dead in a mock battle, while serving in the 2nd Battalion in the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers in Kenya, on November 26, 2011.

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