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open verdict

a finding by a coroner's jury of death without stating the cause
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A further 219 died from cancer, 145 from other diseases and 131 as a result of suicide or where an open verdict was recorded.
There were also 131 deaths from suicide or when an open verdict was recorded.
553 Military personnel killed in accidents over the past decade 499 Killed fighting the enemy between 2004 and 2013 131 deaths from suicide or where coroner recorded open verdict
He added: "I can't say it was an accident, I can't say it was suicide, so it's an open verdict.
Coroner Dr Emma Carlyon confirmed her intentions to write to the Government after a jury had returned open verdicts.
As the families crowded into a cramped room in Southwark Coroner's Court, deputy coroner Gerald Butler QC recorded open verdicts on each of the 13 deaths.
An open verdict was recorded yesterday by the coroner conducting the second inquest into the death of 13 black youngsters in a house fire more than 20 years ago -the same ruling reached at the original hearing.
Yesterday at Southwark Coroner's Court, deputy coroner Gerald Butler QC recorded open verdicts on each of the 13 deaths.
But Mr Moonie admitted that among 16 to 19-year-olds suicide and open verdicts were higher in the Army than in the general population.
Three male privates and one female died there between 1995 and 2002 amid bullying claims - although inquests returned one suicide and three open verdicts.
553 Military personnel killed in accidents over the past decade 372 British forces died on roads as a result of traffic collisions 131 deaths from suicide or where coroner recorded open verdict