Poppi inquest: Dad hid behind 'legal veil' to avoid questions on daughter's death, lawyers claim

THE father of tragic Poppi Worthington was accused of hiding behind a legal veil to avoid giving direct evidence at his own daughter's inquest, lawyers for the tot's mum claimed today.
Paul Worthington refused to answer more than 250 questions in relation to baby Poppi's final hours during the high profile hearing at Kendal's County Hall.
He relied Coroner's Rule 22 to do so - his legal right to refrain from answering anything which may incriminate him in the future.
But in closing submissions to Cumbria's senior coroner, David Roberts on the final day of the inquest, Gillian Irving QC,... read more

 
14 December 2017 in Regional North West , Views: 24
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