Medical Misadventure Verdict Returned At Savita Halappanavar Inquest

The jury at the inquest into the death of Savita Halappanavar has returned a unanimous verdict of death by medical misadventure, after two hours and 40 minutes of deliberations.

They also endorsed the nine recommendations made by coroner Dr Ciaran MacLoughlin.

Dr MacLoughlin offered his sincere and deepest sympathies to Praveen Halappanavar, saying that he had showed tremendous loyalty and love to his wife during her final days.

Addressing Mr Halappanavar, Dr MacLoughlin said "all of Ireland had followed the story" and he offered his sympathies on behalf of the country.


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