Monday, 5 August 2019

Finally, Answers...

Speaking after his death, Mr Ashworth's family described him as "sensitive and compassionate".
"Our entire family are still reeling from the shock of Spencer's tragic death and would ask for complete privacy now and around the time of the forthcoming coroner's court proceedings," they said in September 2018.
"Our next statement will be at the conclusion of the coroner's court."
How did this 'sensitive, compassionate' man die?
Firearms police were responding to reports of a motorist travelling on the M5 with a handgun when Mr Ashworth was killed on the A369 Portbury Hundred, Portishead, North Somerset.
According to reports at the time the motorist had allegedly threatened another driver and Mr Ashworth died from gunshot wounds in a red Suzuki Swift.
Today (February 11) - almost a year and a half since Mr Ashworth was shot - the IOPC confirmed it had completed its investigation.
However, its findings will not be published until they form part of the inquest hearing into Mr Ashworth’s death- a date for which has not been set.
One to watch.

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