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R (Maughan) v Senior Coroner for Oxfordshire and (1) K Shakespeare (2) Secretary of State for Justice (3) Care UK (4) South Staffordshire and Shropshire NHS Foundation Trust (interested parties)

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R (Maughan) v Senior Coroner for Oxfordshire and (1) K Shakespeare (2) Secretary of State for Justice (3) Care UK (4) South Staffordshire and Shropshire NHS Foundation Trust (interested parties)
   
Issue: Whether a jury’s narrative conclusion which did not include the word ‘suicide’ nevertheless amounted to a finding of suicide; whether the civil standard of proof should apply to a conclusion of suicide.
   
Court: Divisional Court
   
Reference:   CO/367/2018
   
Neutral Citation:   [2018] EWHC 1955 (Admin)
   
Judge(s): Leggatt LJ, Nicol J
   
Date: 26 July 2018