Jean Charles de Menezes, murdered by police now more than three years ago is once again denied justice, as the coroner in the inquest to his death ruled out a verdict of unlawful killing:Craig Murray is also pissed.The family of Jean Charles de Menezes walked out of his inquest yesterday as the coroner ruled the jury was forbidden from considering whether he was unlawfully killed.
Sir Michael Wright said he did not believe the testimony justified him allowing them to return a verdict which was tantamount to accusing police officers of murder or manslaughter.
As the De Menezes family and their supporters walked out the coroner said he knew the jury's hearts would go out to the dead man's mother, Maria Otone de Menezes. "But these are emotional reactions, ladies and gentlemen, and you are charged with returning a verdict based on evidence," he said.
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