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Inquests into the deaths of four men killed by Stephen Port

5th October 2021

Andrew O’Connor QC is Leading Counsel to the Inquests into the deaths of the four young men killed by Stephen Port in East London, which commence today.  The inquests are being held in Barking Town Hall before HHJ Sarah Munro QC, who is sitting as Coroner. The hearings are due to last 10 weeks.

Anthony Walgate, Gabriel Kovari, Daniel Whitworth and Jack Taylor died between 2014 and 2015.  Stephen Port was convicted of the four murders in 2016 and is serving a whole life sentence.



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