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Robert Hay v HM Coroner for the County of Devon; R v HM Coroner for the County of Devon ex p Mary Hay and Robert Hay

Authors / Contributors: Bridget Dolan , Debra Powell
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Robert Hay v HM Coroner for the County of Devon; R v HM Coroner for the County of Devon ex p Mary Hay and Robert Hay
   
Issue: Issue: Whether, in circumstances where the deceased had been shot dead by armed police officers, it was necessary for the coroner to obtain the investigating officer’s report to the Police Complaints Authority; whether the coroner had misdirected the jury as to unlawful killing by gross negligence manslaughter.
   
Court: Court of Appeal
   
Reference:   FC3 95/6639/D and FC3 96/6573/D
   
Judge(s): Kennedy LJ, Peter Gibson LJ and Buckley J.
   
Date: 10 February 1997