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Candlelight vigil to be held for Mark Duggan

INQUEST: Mark Duggan

A CANDLELIGHT vigil for Mark Duggan is due to be held outside Tottenham Police station on the day his inquest verdict is returned.

The coroner in the inquest into the fatal police shooting of the 29-year-old Tottenham, north London, resident has instructed the jury to answer five questions before reaching their verdict.

Summing up the 12-week hearing at the Royal Courts of Justice, Judge Keith Cutler also warned the 11 jurors to be careful about making conclusions about Duggan.

He said: "There is no trial, no findings of guilt. There is no prosecution. You must be careful before you make conclusions about Mark Duggan’s character - no one is on trial here, least of all Mark Duggan."

The three possible outcomes of the inquest are lawful killing, unlawful killing or an open conclusion.

In response to a question about the inquest verdict Protest group Riot From Wrong, who held a demonstration outside the Royal Courts of Justice on December 11, tweeted: “Wish I could tell you chan, I personally feel that an unlawful killing verdict will be returned, but I'm just guessing tbh.”

The vigil is due to start at 7pm on the evening of the verdict.

Duggan’s death sparked riots that spread across London and England in the summer of 2011.

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