Wednesday 14 November 2018

Rossiter inquest jury returns open verdict

The jury in the Brian Rossiter inquest has returned an open verdict.

They also made a recommendation that medical attention be called to any Garda station for any person, particularly under the age of 17, if there are obvious signs of injury or sickness. The jury also recommended that social services be available to Gardaí at all times. The 14-year-old Tipperary teenager was arrested on the September 10, 2002 and was found unconscious in a cell in Clonmel Garda station the following morning. He died in Cork University Hospital two days later from a brain haemorrhage caused by a blow to the head.

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