Jury reaches verdict in inquest of Mark Duggan, whose death sparked the Tottenham riots

This Is Local London: The jury in the inquest into the death of Mark Duggan will announce its verdict this afternoon The jury in the inquest into the death of Mark Duggan will announce its verdict this afternoon

The jury in the inquest into the death of Mark Duggan has agreed a verdict.

Mr Duggan, 29, was shot by police in Tottenham on August 4, 2011. His death sparked riots in Tottenham and looting in cities around England.

The panel of ten jurors had already been deliberation for five days when hearings were adjourned before Christmas.

The coroner, Judge Keith Cutler initially asked for a unanimous verdict but told the jury after four days that he would accept a majority conclusion of 9-1 or 8-2.

The jurors can return one of three conclusions - lawful killing, unlawful killing, or an open determination.

The verdict is due to be delivered at 3.30pm.

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