Police ‘wrong’ over helicopter request to search for missing teenager found in Shropshire golf club pond, inquest told
Distressed Tyrone Lock, 18, was under the influence of drugs and hallucinating as he ran out of the Hill Valley Golf Club in Whitchurch when confronted by police in the early hours of November 20 last year.
West Mercia Police made a request to the National Police Air Service for a helicopter to trace Mr Lock’s friend Len Evans as a “suspected drink driver who had escaped on foot”.
But when that was refused a second request for a helicopter to help in the search for Mr Lock was not made because officers believed it was pointless after the first rejection.
Mr Lock, from Leominster, was found... read more
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