LONDON BRIDGE TERROR VICTIMS DIED AFTER BEING STABBED IN CHEST, INQUEST TOLD

LONDON BRIDGE TERROR VICTIMS DIED AFTER BEING STABBED IN CHEST, INQUEST TOLD

The incident happened on Friday afternoon close to the Fishmongers' Hall

London Bridge terror attack victims Saskia Jones and Jack Merritt both died after suffering a stab wound to the chest, an inquest has heard.

Cambridge University graduates Ms Jones, 23, and Mr Merritt, 25, were attacked during a prisoner rehabilitation event at Fishmongers' Hall last Friday afternoon.

Convicted terrorist Usman Khan, 28, who was living in Stafford, was later identified as their killer.

Armed with two knives and wearing a fake suicide vest, he was tackled by members of the public, including ex-offenders from the conference, before he was shot dead by police.

On Wednesday, City of London senior coroner Alison Hewitt opened and adjourned inquests into the victims' deaths at the Old Bailey.

Published: by Radio NewsHub
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