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Deepcut: Cheryl James's father Des hopes for 'closure'

The father of a soldier who died at Deepcut barracks 18 years ago hopes the decision to allow him to seek a new inquest will allow him "closure".

Attorney General Dominic Grieve QC is allowing the family of Private Cheryl James, 18, from Llangollen, Denbighshire, to ask the High Court for a new inquest.

Pte James was found dead in 1995 and an inquest recorded an open verdict.

Her father Des, from Llanymynech, Powys, said a new inquest would allow the grieving process "to really end".

He gave BBC Wales reporter Brendon Williams his reaction to the development.

Deepcut: Father's hope for 'closure'

  • 25 Mar 2014
  • From the section Wales
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